January 3

Arsenal and Liverpool-linked starlet to snub duo for Inter Milan switch?

first_img Keita Balde Diao 1 Arsenal and Liverpool-linked Keita Balde Diao is set to leave Lazio after handing in a transfer request but Inter Milan are believed to be favourites to land the promising youngster.The Kop club have been tracking the 20-year-old forward and their hopes of signing the Senegalese star improved after he stunned Lazio by demanding a move away.Although Diao has struggled to breakthrough on a regular basis into the Biancocelesti first-team picture, both Liverpool and Arsenal have been tipped to launch bids in the region of £7m for the former Barcelona La Masia graduate.However, according to Tuttosport, Inter are hoping the lure of a long-term stay in Serie A will convince Diao to move to the San Siro rather than the Premier League.Diao registered just six league starts last term but clubs are well aware of the striker’s potential to become a big name on the big stage.last_img read more