Inter president Erick Thohir has confirmed that his team is hoping to sign Ezequiel Lavezzi before the close of the transfer window, but pointed out that negotiating with Paris Saint-Germain is never easy.
Nerazzurri boss Walter Mazzarri is reportedly keen to be reunited with the Argentina international, with whom he worked at Napoli.
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Thohir has now admitted that he would like to bring the winger to San Siro but argued that Inter is still in good shape ahead of the new Serie A season.
"Let's see," the Indonesian told reporters on Thursday. "Negotiating with PSG is never easy.
"The market is not closed. We can still do something. But I'm convinced that we have a good squad capable of competing both in the Europa League and in Italy; the right mix of youngsters and veterans."
Inter, which finished fifth in Serie A last season, kicks off its 2014-15 campaign at Torino on Sunday.