Inter Milan will schedule a transfer meeting with Manchester United in Washington DC next week to discuss a possible swap deal involving Fredy Guarin and Javier Hernandez.
According to Italian reports in Tuttosport Inter Milan president Erick Thohir is keen to sell Guarin to raise funds for a spending spree this summer. Inter have to sell before they can buy, and they're eyeing moves for Gary Medel from Cardiff City and Pablo Osvaldo from Southampton as well as Carlos Bacca of Sevilla.
Manchester United face Inter Milan in a friendly match on their preseason tour of the United States next week, and Thohir will request a meeting to discuss potential transfers.
Manchester United were interested in £15m-rated Guarin last season, and Inter want to find out if anything has changed since Louis Van Gaal has taken charge. Guarin, a Colombian international, was close to joining Juventus in January after Manchester United dropped their interest.
This summer he has reportedly turned down opportunities to join Wolfsburg and Zenit St Petersburg, but he's understood to keen to join a top Premier League club if given the chance.
Thohir has green-lighted the sale of Guarin to kickstart Inter's summer of spending but they need to find a willing partner - which is where United come in.
Because they also have something of interest to the Italians - chiefly out-of-favour Mexican international Javier Hernandez. The forward is expected to leave Old Trafford this summer as Van Gaal looks to Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney.
Hernandez does not want another wasted season on the bench and could be convinced to leave for first-team football. Inter are keen and will raise the possibility of a swap deal involving Guarin if United register interest in the midfielder.