Transfer news: Inter Milan in pole position to sign Arsenal and Tottenham target Hector Herrera

14 Nov

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur target Hector Herrera is in advanced talks with Inter Milan over a summer free transfer.

The Premier League duo have monitored the Porto midfielder in the last few seasons but are yet to make a concrete move at this time.

Porto ace Hector Herrera.

Herrera, 28, is out of contract in the summer and he is still yet to pen an extension, which has opened the door to a departure.

Both Arsenal and Spurs have been heavily linked with a move for the Mexico international, who has impressed in the Portuguese top flight since arriving from Pachuca in 2013.

But there is a new front-runner in a race to land him at the end of the season – Inter Milan.

According to Sport Italia, the San Siro club are already in discussions about a possible swoop which could come via a pre-contract agreement in the new year or a cash switch during the transfer window.

There is still time for either Arsenal or Spurs to make their move but Inter are currently considered in pole position to complete a deal for the 28-year-old.