Manchester City reportedly like Inter Milan’s Milan Skriniar ‘a lot’ - with the club having already made previous attempts to sign the centre-back, according to Calciomercato as relayed by Sport Witness.

With the injury to Aymeric Laporte causing never ending defensive issues at the heart of City’s defence this season; it will come as no surprise to anyone that the club are looking for reinforcements.

(Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)

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Reports from England have mentioned a potential exchange deal which would send Joao Cancelo to the San Siro. It's said that Antonio Conte’s side would be eager to add the right-back to their ranks but there is ‘no real exchange proposal’ on the table.

City paid around €55-60m in the summer, but Inter believe his value to have depreciated considerably since then. This would rule out a payment of €20-25m plus Cancelo for Skriniar as they value their defender ‘much more’ than that.

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Whilst there are no ongoing negotiations between the clubs, their differing assessments of both Cancelo and Skriniar’s value would be an obstacle for any potential swap deal.

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