Gianfranco Zola “is being considered by Inter, he is flattered and would say yes,” revealed his agent.
The former West Ham United manager is among the candidates for the job after Leonardo quit to become a director at Paris Saint-Germain.
“At the moment we have not received any phone call, but rumours of Inter's interest in Zola do have foundation,” agent Fulvio Marruocco told Il Sussidiario.
“We can say that Inter took the Zola option into consideration after the problems they have had in finding a new Coach.
“Gianfranco is flattered and would certainly say yes.”
In the last three days alone the Nerazzurri have been turned down by Marcelo Bielsa, Sinisa Mihajlovic and Andre Villas-Boas.
This would be Zola's first real Coaching job in Italy, as he was an assistant to Under-21 boss Pierluigi Casiraghi.