Fabio Capello is waiting to hear from Inter as he wants the job left behind by Jose Mourinho, claims former Nerazzurri coach Giovanni Trapattoni.
He feels Capello is the right man to replace Mourinho after club president Massimo Moratti said he was looking at the England boss.
But reports from the UK claim Capello has been speaking with the FA with a view to staying on with the Three Lions until 2012.
Neverthless, 'Trap' has said Capello would prefer to coach Inter.
"Inter's bench? At the moment Capello is the number one candidate for it," Trapattoni told 'Gr Parlamento'.
"I know Fabio and I am sure he is very orientated towards Inter, but his situation is difficult.
"There are no doubts about his will [to coach Inter], but it depends on his contractual situation."
On Sunday Capello told reporters he had not been contacted by Inter.
The latest news from Italy is that Massimo Moratti met today with director Marco Branca in Forte Dei Marmi, according to Sky Sport 24.
The two men are said to have spoken about bringing Capello in, and they are waiting to hear developments from London in relation to the coach's future.
Capello is currently in Italy on family related matters, but he is expected to reunite with the England squad tonight or tomorrow.
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