Genoa have reportedly agreed to sell a 50 per cent share of Juraj Kucka to Inter – but both want him for the 2011-12 season.
The Slovakian has numerous admirers in Italy and beyond, with the two Milan clubs very interested in his signature.
According to stories on Monday, the Nerazzurri have finally agreed economical terms with Genoa for the 24-year-old.
It is being claimed that Inter have agreed to pay €8m to the Marassi outfit in order to take co-ownership of the midfielder.
However, the deal has yet to be closed given that the two clubs have still not agreed on where he will be playing in the new season.
Inter want the player at their disposal immediately, but Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi would rather hold on to him for one more season before sending him away next summer.
Genoa signed Kucka in January for just €3m from Sparta Prague.