Inter Milan are considering making a move for Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta in January, sources have told ESPN FC.
The Italian club sent a delegation to City's Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday night to watch the Argentina defender.
However, Zabaleta, who was City's captain on the night, lasted just 57 minutes before being taken off with an injury.
The 31-year-old is one of a number of City's players whose contracts run out at the end of the season.
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Inter coach Frank De Boer praised "fantastic" goalkeeper Samir Handanovic for preserving a 1-0 Europa League win against Southampton on Thursday.
Antonio Candreva's 67th-minute goal put Inter ahead but Marcelo Brozovic's dismissal 10 minutes later put the result in doubt.
But Handanovic was able to keep the Premier League opposition from scoring and secured the three points for Inter.
"We knew Southampton were particularly strong in the air and it was difficult when down to 10 men, but we have...