Inter Milan look set to enter the race to sign out of favour Arsenal star Thomas Vermaelen in the summer. The Belgian defender joined the Gunners in 2009 and despite being club captain has seen his playing time limited, with his prospects showing no sign of improvement. Barcelona have been monitoring the situation, while Italian side Napoli are also weighing up a summer move for the 28-year-old. However, [football] direct news understands German side Bayern Munich are also interested with boss Pep Guardiola being a long admirer of the defender. And now it has also emerged that Inter Milan will throw their hat into the ring as they seek to re-establish themselves among the elite. Vermaelen has made three Premier League starts this season, with another six coming from the substitutes bench.