Inter are seeking a low-cost understudy to Romelu Lukaku, with Fernando Llorente of Napoli now more likely than Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud.
There is still no centre-forward who covers the same characteristics as their Belgium international hitman.
Antonio Conte has made no secret of his desire to work with Giroud, who only recently signed a new contract at Stamford Bridge after he was on the verge of a January move to San Siro.
According to Tuttosport, the latest candidate for Inter is Llorente, who is available for practically nothing from Napoli.
The veteran Spaniard already worked with Conte at Juventus and is so far on the outskirts of the Partenopei squad that he hasn’t even been given a shirt number.
Benevento and Genoa are interested, but his Champions League experience could be valuable for Inter.
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