Inter have told Real Madrid to pay €30 million for Maicon or negotiations for the right-back will be scrapped.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Inter chief Massimo Moratti has given Florentina Perez his final chance to sign Maicon after technical director Marco Branca spoke to Real director Jorge Valdano.
The call centred around Maicon's price - a question neither club has been able to resolve. Real Madrid will not increase their €25m offer, but Inter expect at least €35m.
On Wednesday Morrati warned there was not rush to sell Maicon in an attempt to provoke a reaction from the Spanish club who are desperate to sign him.
Branca is set to meet with coach Rafael Benitez to discuss transfer plans this summer and Maicon is likely to be part of the conversation. If Real don't offer the cash, he will remain in Milan.
But if they table the right offer, the deal could be reinvigorated.
Meanwhile, Diego Milito's future is secure as he is expected to sign an extension that will tie him to the club until 2014.
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