Inter Milan flop
Sky Italy: Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario turns down loan move to West Ham. Inter happy to let him go on loan. Paid Sporting £40m for him in 2016
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) January 17, 2018
It was thought that the Italian outfit had agreed terms with former club Santos regarding an 18-month loan deal, with a fee of around €1.5m (£1.3m) expected to change hands for their troubles.
If Inter Milan want Daniel Sturridge, a straight swap for Mauro Icardi would be lovely.
— Mike (@MikeMongie) January 21, 2018
It had also been claimed that in order for the P
However, according to Portuguese news outlet Record, that has proved a major stumbling block for the Stadium of Light hierarchy, who have rejected any possibility of themselves maintaining payments for the Inter man if he is no longer at the club.
The report claims that if no agreement is met, the 2016 Olympic gold medal-winner will have to return to Benfica and see out the remainder of his current year-long loan deal.