Inter Milan eye Branislav Ivanovic with Nerazzurri hoping Chelsea bid for Maicon

16 April 2010 10:52
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is a £15m target for AC Milan.

The Serb has turned into a key figure for Carlo Ancelotti's side this season yet Milan believe Chelsea will bid for Inter's Brazilian Maicon this summer and want to tempt them to sell Ivanovic as a result.

Chelsea pipped Milan, among others, to sign Ivanovic from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2008, but he barely figured under Avram Grant and that prompted Milan to offer £10m for the 26-year-old last year.

Aston Villa and Manchester City have also expressed interest but Ancelotti is hoping to start talks over a contract extension. 

Make-weight: Branislav Ivanovic joined Chelsea in January 2008

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