Internazionale have asked Manchester United to include Anthony Martial in any deal for Ivan Perisic, although the English club do not want to let the French star go, and he does not want to leave Old Trafford.
With Inter simultaneously intent on bringing in a star name this summer, they have so far played hard-ball with United in negotiations over the Croatian international and refused to move from their asking price of £48m.
They have from the start made it clear that the English club would have to pay that price to get Perisic or at least offer a player in return, and have recently inquired about Martial.
United had been trying to negotiate a slightly lower fee, and broached the possibility of Matteo Darmian going in the opposite direction, but are hugely reluctant to let Martial go.
Although he was not always a starter for Jose Mourinho last season and often come under criticism, with some figures at the club thinking it might be an idea to let him go on loan for a season, other key individuals fear there could be a fan backlash but also hugely rate his potential.
Martial similarly has no desire to leave Old Trafford, and is willing to fight to be a regular starter again.
Inter had previously been interested in Darmian in January, but looked elsewhere when he began to get regular football under Mourinho towards the end of the season. As it stands, the Perisic deal remains at an impasse.
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