Inter Milan director Piero Ausilio has dismissed speculation the Italian giants are poised to pounce for Arsenal's Bacary Sagna in the summer.

Sagna's Gunners contract expires at the end of the season and the club fear he won't put pen to paper on a new £75,000-a-week deal.

Milan were reported to be monitoring Sagna's contract wrangle with a view to offering the Frenchman a deal at the San Siro.

The club have already landed Nemanja Vidic, whose Manchester United contract ends this summer, and Ausilio has made several trips to England over recent weeks, but rubbished suggestion he was travelling to carry out transfer negotiations.

When asked about his interest in Sagna, Ausilio said: “There's no connection with my trips and the same is for [Edin] Dzeko.

“There is the opportunity to travel when we don’t have matches during the week. It’s an opportunity to develop contacts by being around other people in the industry.”