Inter are reportedly taking steps to find cover for striker Diego Milito by opening talks with Cagliari over two of their forwards.
The Nerazzurri are understood to be planning a big-money move next summer for Borussia Dortmund’s in-demand striker Robert Lewandowski.
As a result, the club’s desire to find a short-term solution as cover for Milito for the closing half of the current Serie A season is matched with a budget.
Subsequently, sporting director Marco Branca is reportedly testing the water in Sardinia, trying to initiate talks with President Massimo Cellino over Cagliari’s strikers Mauricio Pinilla and Victor Ibarbo.
For injury and technical reasons the duo have barely featured for the Rossoblu this season so far, and Inter believe, according to the Corriere dello Sport, that they can catch at least one of the pair this January.
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