There are reports Inter and Anzhi have agreed a transfer fee for Samuel Eto'o worth €25m plus €4m in performance-related bonuses.
Negotiations were intensified last night and FIFA agent Peppino Tirri, who is acting as mediator in this move, declared an increased offer was expected before Monday.
According to Calciomercato.it that proposal has already come in from the Russian club after another lunch meeting today.
There is said to be a verbal agreement between the clubs for a €25m fee plus €4m in performance-related bonuses.
This brings the total fee up to Inter's €29m price-tag and French newspapers claim Eto'o has already signed a three-year contract.
The Cameroon international has been left out of the Inter squad travelling to Switzerland for tomorrow's friendly against Olympiacos.