Wednesday August 24 2011
Forlan allowed to discuss transfer

Inter target Diego Forlan has been allowed to pull out of Atletico Madrid's Europa League qualifier against Vitoria Guimaraes.

The Uruguayan is expected to sign for the Italian outfit before the window closes and he's remained in Madrid to ponder his options.

"Forlan asked Coach Gregorio Manzano this morning not to travel to Guimaraes because he was studying the possibility of signing for another team," Atletico said on their official website.

"Manzano authorised him to stay in Madrid because Atletico have a lot at stake and need players who are 100 per cent."

Forlan is expected to take the place of Samuel Eto'o at San Siro given that the latter has been sold to Russian club Anzhi.

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