Spanish club Atletico Madrid made contact with Inter on Thursday in a bid to understand the transfer status of Giampaolo Pazzini.
According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the Liga outfit got in touch to enquire about a possible bid for the Italian.
Pazzini, 27, had a problematic 2011-12 campaign given that he scored just five goals in 33 League games for the Nerazzurri.
The January 2011 signing from Sampdoria has also been linked with Fiorentina, Lazio and former club Doria.
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