Inter president Massimo Moratti is believed to have put aside a sum of €50 million [£42.5m] to acquire the services of Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas.
The Italian champions have gone four games without a victory in the Serie A, and are well off the pace in the title chase as they are currently nine points behind table toppers Milan.
And Itasportpress now claims that the San Siro giants are looking to make a marquee signing to help salvage a season that appears to be slipping away.
Current boss Rafael Benitez is under pressure at Inter, but it is thought that any potential successor would welcome the chance to work with Fabregas.
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