Wesley Sneijder is hoping to be available for Inter's trip to Catania when Serie A resumes following the international break.
The Dutchman has yet to play under new boss Claudio Ranieri after picking up an injury in training ahead of the Bologna game.
The attacking midfielder missed that tie and Saturday's 3-0 loss to Napoli, but he's hoping to be in contention for a starting shirt at the Stadio Massimino.
The Nerazzurri have had a torrid start to the season given that they have collected just four points from five League games.
The San Siro giants began the campaign under the guidance of boss Gian Piero Gasperini, but he was axed after a defeat at Novara.