Serie A titans Inter Milan have rescinded their decision to sign Ghana international Alfred Duncan, Ghana Sports Online has learnt.
The Nerazzurris have instead signed offensive midfielder Politano from Sassuolo, a club Duncan plays for.
Inter were strongly linked with a return for Duncan who is their academy product.
But, sources in Milan have confirmed Inter opted to sign Politano on loan with an option to buy.
The workaholic midfielder has told Ghanaian news outlet Citi TV that he has held meetings with Sassuolo officials and he is open to leave the club after spending three seasons.
Duncan, 25, is capped 9 times by Ghana.
By El Akyereko
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