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Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic linked to Inter Milan (once again)

The former Fiorentina player wants out from Manchester City and Inter seem one of the most probable destinations for him.

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Icardi may or may not be a Nerazzurro next season and Inter want to be prepared for both possibilities. Piero Ausilio was a guest on Sky Sport Italia this week and share his thoughts on Jovetic:

Dreams are beautiful, I'm trying to prepare something and I hope my dreams come true. Jovetic? In the past there was something, especially last summer. We had gone quite a bit forward in the negotiations, we were hoping to conclude the deal but then Negredo became injured and Manchester City changed their minds

He is a great player, he fits the profile of the player we are looking for. He is not very young but he is fully mature and still has a lot to give.

The Montenegrin played 4 seasons at Fiorentina and he showed all his talent and skills year after year: in his first Italian season (2008/09) Stevan played 29 Serie A games, scoring 2 goals - coming off the bench 10 times - , in the second one he played the same amount of matches with 6 goals scored; the third one was his breakout season, playing less games than the previous ones, 26, while scoring 14 goals; In his last Italian campaign he confirmed what he showed the previous year, playing 31 Serie A games and scoring 13 goals along with 5 assists.

His relationship with the Citizens' management has deteriorated a lot throughout the time, and his appearances in 2 years are the mirror of that: he played only 44 games while at Manchester, in all competitions. Ausilio would like to use that hostility between the parts to buy the player at a lower price than his real value.

Jovetic proved in his career to be a valuable second striker or center-forward as well, so it would be a good move both if Icardi leaves us (I hope not), taking Maurito's place, or if he choose to renew the contract with Inter, playing as his right-hand man.

Jovetic is only 25 years old, even if it seems he has been playing for a very long time, so it would be a good move for the future too. According to transfermarkt his value floats around €28 Million and he has been acquired by City for €26 Million 2 seasons ago. FoxSports reported that Inter offered Jovetic a 4-year €3.5 Million contract and they would prefer a loan-to-buy deal worth between €18-20 Million instead of buying him directly.

Personally, I would buy him. €20 Million is an adequate price for him and he is young but he already amassed some international experience, plus he is a good scorer and he can play with the team as well. I think he and Icardi, paired up, would make an extremely threatening and skilled duo, which could cause problems at almost every defense.