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Ivan Perisic 'Conned' by Arsenal in Transfer Window, Says Luciano Spalletti

Ivan Perisic was "conned" by Arsenal during the January transfer window, Inter Milan manager Luciano Spalletti has hinted.

Perisic handed in a transfer request earlier this week after Inter rejected a loan offer from Arsenal which included an option to buy the Croatian for £34.5 million in the summer, per Sky (h/t The Independent).

The deal then collapsed completely, Perisic somewhat in the lurch:

David Ornstein

Arsenal’s attempts to sign Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan or fellow-winger Yannick Carrasco of Dalian Yifang look to be over but they are still working on Paris-St German midfielder Christopher Nkunku after sealing Denis Suarez deal.