Joao Mario is set to join Inter Milan according to recent reports. The Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal and the Portugal national team as a midfielder.
He started out at Sporting in whose youth system he grew, being loaned to Vitória de Setúbal in 2014 and subsequently returning to be an important part of the squads that won major trophies, including the 2015 Portuguese Cup. João Mário made his senior debut for Portugal in 2014. He appeared for the nation at Euro 2016, winning the tournament.
The Portuguese midfielder has been heavily linked with Chelsea this summer but it appears as though he is on his way to Italy.
Reports suggest Sporting Lisbon have accepted a £29million offer from the Nerazzurri, allowing Mario to join on a five-year deal.
The Sun is of the belief that Mario will be purchased by Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning, who are owned by Inter's majority shareholder Zhang Jindong, and immediately loaned to the Serie A outfit.
The transfer is being finalised in Portugal ahead of the Chinese league's transfer closure on Friday.