Reports are beginning to emerge that Inter are keen to sign Antonio Cassano should Sampdoria succeed in rescinding his contract.
The 28-year-old has been in limbo this last month after falling out with Sampdoria President Riccardo Garrone who has frozen him out of the club.
Tuttosport claims Inter have already agreed personal terms with the player regarding a move in the January transfer window.
Inter President Massimo Moratti has never made any secret of his desire to sign Cassano and the timing appears to be right for his arrival at San Siro.
The financial fair-play conscious Inter wouldn't blink at the prospect of picking up Cassano on a free transfer, as the only cost they would incur would be the player's wages.
Cassano would represent a relatively cheap replacement of sorts for Mario Balotelli whose absence has been felt at San Siro following his move to Manchester City.