Inter Milan have offered Stefan de Vrij a new contract to avoid losing the Dutchman on a free transfer in the summer, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.
De Vrij joined the Nerazzurri in the summer of 2018 on a free transfer from Serie A rivals Lazio and has made 181 appearances across all competitions for the club, contributing nine goals and seven assists.
The 30-year-old defender has been a core part of Simone Inzaghi’s squad at the San Siro Stadium, forming a reliable trio alongside Milan Skriniar and Alessandro Bastoni at the heart of the defence.
His impressive form earned him a call-up to Louis van Gaal’s Netherlands squad, although he has yet to play a single minute at the World Cup.
Inter have been delighted with his performances and want to tie him to a new deal. They have offered him a new two-year contract with similar wages to what he currently earns.
While Inter are desperate not to lose the defender the same way they signed him, De Vrij will not decide on his future until after the World Cup.
The former Feyenoord Rotterdam man is not the only defender in line for a new deal at the club, with Inter also waiting for a response from his defensive partner Skriniar.
Unlike his defensive partner, Skriniar is not participating in the World Cup as his nation failed to qualify for the tournament.
He has made 236 appearances across all competitions since joining Inter in 2017, contributing 11 goals and four assists.
The club are now keen on extending his stay with a new deal, with his contract expiring in June.
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