Inter Milan keen on Petr Cech

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Serie A side Inter Milan are still interested in signing Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, as they wait to find out whether their current number-one will leave the club over the summer.

According to numerous reports, Samir Handanovic is considering his future and may look to leave the San Siro at the end of the season, which would leave Inter ready to make a formal move for the Chelsea veteran.

Handanovic is entering the final few months of his contract at the Italian oufit and has yet to agree terms on a new deal, meaning he could quit the club for free at the end of the season. Also due to the Bosman Rule, the 30-year-old could agree a deal in principle with any overseas club.

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Handanovic free to talk terms right now

If any team from outside Serie A wanted to sign the Slovenian international, they could offer him a pre-contract, which if accepted, would see him move to that club for free at the end of the season.

With fears that Handanvoic will eventually choose to leave the San Siro, Roberto Mancini is already putting together a replacement shortlist and Cech is considered as the main target.

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What will Cech do 

The Czech international has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge this season after Thibaut Courtois returning from a three-year loan spell at Atletico Madrid.

Jose Mourinho chose the youngster at the beginning of the season and apart from the odd match, the Belgium has remained number-one throughout the campaign, leaving Cech frustrated.

The veteran was considering his future over the Summer, with AS Roma, Arsenal and Liverpool all interested, but he eventually chose to stay in West London and was ready to fight for his place back.

However, after failing too, he is now considering an exit as his playing days near it's end.

Inter will lodge a formal move for the 32-year-old if Handanovic informs them that he will be leaving.

Reina also in the mix

As well as Cech, Inter are thought to be considering a move for Bayern Munich goalkeeper, Pepe Reina, who moved their last Summer from Liverpool, but has failed to knock off Manuel Neuer from the first-team.

Reina is familiar with Italian football after spending a season-long loan with Napoli before moving to Munich.

It's believed that Mourinho wants to keep Cech at the club, but will not stand in his way if he asks to leave.

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