Inter Milan target Ricardo Carvalho is ready to leave Chelsea this summerÂ but will only consider a move to another top European club.
Carvalho is under contract with Chelsea through to June 2012 and he has expressed his intention to leave Stamford Bridge.
"I would like to open a new page in my career," said Carvalho in an interview with Corriere dello Sport. "I am ready to do it. I have spoken to the Chelsea executives and they know what I want. We shall see what happens. My agent Jorge Mendes knows what I want."
Italian champions Inter are among the clubs hoping to lure the Portugal international to the San Siro this summer.
Carvalho has also been linked with a move to Manchester City.
"If I leave Chelsea, I plan to play in another top club, otherwise I will remain in London and respect my contract," said Carvalho.
"It's not a case of being arrogant, in recent years I've played at a certain level and I can continue to play at that level still.
"Everyone has spoken well about Inter.
"My friend Tiago who plays at Juventus has said that at Inter you have great champions and that the Serie A is a good tournament. Tiago and I spent our holidays together and we spoke a lot about it.
"But Inter must first find the agreement with Chelsea."
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