Julio Cesar could be granted a brief reprieve at Inter, with a report today suggesting he will only be sold in January.
The Brazilian’s future with the Nerazzurri appears to be over, after the club’s purchase of Samir Handanovic from Udinese last week and Cesar’s subsequent exclusion from the first pre-season training camp.
Nerazzuro director general Marco Fassone then made public the club’s intention to end their relationship with Cesar during this transfer window.
However, Sky Sport Italia believe that the club could re-integrate the shot-stopper back into the first team squad until at least January, when his sale would again be discussed.
This is understood to be because of the 32-year-old’s desire to remain threatening to block any possible sales this summer.
Cesar still has two years to run on his Inter contract that pays €4.5m a season, €2.5m more per year than Handanovic. He has been linked with a switch to rivals Milan.