NEWS
Friday August 26 2011
Forlan close to Inter

Inter target Diego Forlan could arrive in Italy at some point on Friday if an agreement can be found with Atletico Madrid.

The Nerazzurri have targeted the Uruguayan international as a replacement for Samuel Eto'o after his sale to Anzhi.

Reports in Italy suggest that a deal is close, but there are still some details that need to be finalised.

Inter and Atletico have agreed a transfer fee of around €5m, while personal details between the Italians and the player are also said to be complete.

The former Manchester United man will sign a two-year contract, with an option for a third season at San Siro.

Forlan is rumoured to have accepted a €3.5m salary that could rise to €4m depending on whether bonus clauses are activated.

However, it is being alleged that Forlan and Atletico are still trying to resolve some economical issues between themselves.

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