Edin Džeko won't be short of suitors if he does decide to leave Roma this summer, with Serie A rivals Inter the new frontrunners for his signature. 

The Bosnian international looks set for a summer departure from I Giallorossi, and he has previously been linked with a move back to the Premier League with West Ham.

Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini worked with Džeko at Manchester City, where the pair successfully combined to win the Citizens a league and cup double. That prior relationship was believed to have put West Ham in pole position, with the duo reportedly eager to link up again. 

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But Calciomercato now report that Inter are interested in securing a deal for Džeko, with the future of star striker Mauro Icardi still up in the air.

The Nerazzurri's captain is currently at loggerheads with the club following a bitter falling out with the club's hierarchy, and he has been frozen out of the first team picture as a result - despite his sensational goalscoring record.

Džeko looks likely to leave Roma this summer, with the club unwilling to extend the 32-year-old's current contract. He is understood to be the highest earner at the club, and the club are eager to reduce the average age of their squad after a disappointing Serie A campaign.

His strike rate remains impressive despite his advancing years, with 12 goals this season following on from the 63 strikes he had racked up in his previous two campaigns.

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That ratio could still perk the interest of West Ham, with Marko Arnautovic's future again being called into question despite signing a new deal in January.

If the Hammers do revive their interest though, they have to outbid Inter in a bid to persuade Džeko to choose a return to the Premier League.