Juan Iturbe has become one of most promising young talents in world football.
Juan Iturbe has become one of most promising young talents in world football.Reuters

Inter Milan have made Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea target Juan Manuel Iturbe one of their top summer transfer priorities, according to English reports.

The 20-year-old Porto attacking midfielder, currently on loan at Hellas Verona, is one of he most promising young talents in world football at the moment, his impressive performances catching the eye of Europe's top clubs.

According to talkSport, Porto could be considering selling Iturbe on a permanent basis and would ask for a fee of about €15m.

Verona have become Serie A's surprise team this season, as they are fighting for a place in Europe against the perennially powerful Inter. Italian sources expect the Nerazzurri to have a busy summer in the transfer market as they look to re-establish themselves as leading contenders in both domestic and European competition, and signing Iturbe is their main priority.

It is believed Liverpool, Juventus and Roma have all made enquiries over his availability in recent months, while Chelsea and Arsenal have a keen interest in the player.

However, according to Sky, at this moment Inter are leading the chase and are hopeful of beating their rivals to land the Argentine-born youngster, as he recently said "it [Inter] is a great team and it would be important for my career, but for that I have to keep doing the things well here [Verona].

"I am very happy, very focused on my team and I would stay in Italy all my life."

Iturbe, who has already been compared to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, has managed five goals and two assists in 23 appearances thus far.