Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed the club are 'negotiating and defining' their summer move for Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin.
The Uruguay international has long been linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this season, with Serie A being touted as a possible destination.
Previous reports had indicated that, with the veteran defender's contract expiring at the end of the current campaign, he had already agreed to move to Inter on a free transfer.
Now, according to Inter CEO Marotta, the Nerazzurri are underway with negotiations for the centre-back, as they bid to bring about a summer overhaul of the squad following a disappointing season both domestically and in Europe.
He told Radio Anche I Sport (as quoted by Gianluca Di Marizo): "At the moment we are negotiating and defining with Godin, but for Inter we need to find players who can influence the team in a positive way, always taking into account the financial fair play that limits us."
The 33-year-old has since spent nine seasons with Los Rojiblancos, playing 380 times and scoring 26 goals for the club.
In a trophy-laden spell, Godin won the league with Atletico in the 2013/2014 season, as well as winning the Europa League on two separate occasions in 2012 and 2018.