Inter stooped contract negotiations with Mauro Icardi because they are are expecting someone to pay his 110m-euro clause, according to Mediaset Premium.
UEFA Financial Fair Play rule remain a problem for Inter, who have to collect revenues worth 50 million euros by June 30, otherwise risk facing sanctions.
The quickest way to secure revenue is to sell Icardi, which has a release clause worth € 110 million available only to clubs outside Italy from 1 to 15 July.
Italian media continue to report on a possible exchange of Icard with Gonzalo Higuan, plus an additional 50 million for Inter.
Inter has already secured Icardi substitute after buying Argentinean Lautaro Martinez from Racing Club for 25m euros.
Icard’s wife and agent, Wanda Nara, said during this week that Icardi would either sign a contract with Inter or leave the club