Manchester United will bid £51million for Ivan Perisic
Ivan Perisic has been strongly linked with a move away from Inter Milan in the summer.
However, the Red Devils are reportedly leading the charge to sign the 28-year-old.
Inter Milan are reportedly willing to sell Ivan Perisic
The report says United have lined up a £51million bid for the former Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund man.
Jose Mourinho has been granted the funds in order to strengthen his side and better compete at the top of the table next season
And Perisic is said to be one of Mourinho's priority signings for the summer transfer window.
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United have reportedly been pursuing the winger for weeks and are ready to accelerate the deal to ward off Chelsea.
Inter's new Chinese owners are said to be open to the deal as they attempt to comply with financial fair play rules.
The Italian club have ruled out the sale of Mauro Icardi, meaning Perisic is their only viable option for recouping some serious funds.
Ivan Perisic is also a target for Chelsea
The Serie A side have reportedly already begun preparations to replace Perisic.
The report says Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi and Fiorentina's Federico Bernardeschi are both on their radar.
Perisic is under contract at the San Siro until June 2020.