- Inter Milan are considering to sell Ivan Perisic in a bid to fund Modric's deal
- The San Siro outfit have been heavily linked with a move to land the Real Madrid star
- Modric's current deal with his present club will expire at the end of the 2020 season
Manchester United have been handed a boost as Inter Milan are willing to let Ivan Perisic leave this summer in a bid to sign Luka Modric from Real Madrid.
The Red Devils have been linked with a move for the Croatian attacker as they hope to add depth to their attack.
SunSport reported that the 29-year-old admitted that he came close to joining the Premier League side last summer.
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Perisic has a running contract with the San Siro side until the summer of 2022 after joining them from Wolfsburg in 2015.
In November 2018, he said: "I have always said that [playing in the Premier League] is my dream. In football everything is possible, we will see in the future. Now, I'm focusing on Inter."
Tuttosport via Calciomercato claims that the Nerazzurri may be forced to sell the 29-year-old in order to bring his compatriot Modric to Italy.
Man United could be force to cough out £31 million to sign the midfielder, dropping the value of their player by £17m.
Perisic has made 23 appearances for Inter this campaign - scoring three goals and two assists as his side sit third in the table.
Tuttosport also claim that Inter are looking to fend off competition from their rivals to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
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United, Juventus and AC Milan are all keen on the Serbian's services, but Lazio will demand a hefty fee considering the player is contracted in Rome until 2023.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United are set to splash £92 million on Croatia World Cup duo Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic, The Sun reports.
The attackers were crucial in Croatia's best-ever tournament run, with Perisic netting in the 4-2 defeat to France in the final.
Jose Mourinho has long admired Perisic who has been with Inter Milan since 2015 and has been linked with a £48m move to Old Trafford by Get French Football.
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