Inter & Juventus set to battle it out for Chelsea defender Palmieri

Arch rivals Inter and Juventus are set to battle it out for Chelsea defender Emerson Palmieri according to a report in today’s print edition of Tuttosport.

Inter are reportedly keen on bolstering their full back department in the coming months with several of the current crop seemingly on their way out of the club.

Juventus on the other hand have identified the Brazilian born Italian national team player as a player they could go in for in the event that Alex Sandro is to depart the club in the Summer.

Alex Sandro has been suggested in reports as a player that the Bianconeri club could use as a makeweight in a deal for Mauro Icardi, if Paris Saint Germain are to sign him up on a permanent basis from Inter.

This season Emerson has made 18 appearances across all competitions to date. In 1341 minutes on the field, the former Roma player has contributed a single assist.