Inter Milan are still hoping to sign Udinese midfielder Lazar Samardzic by offering a player going the other way in addition to a cash fee.

This according to today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport, via FCInterNews, who report that the Nerazzurri are ready to offer Sebastiano Esposito or Stefano Sensi to the Friulani, though would be reluctant to include Giovanni Fabbian.

Inter have already signed one midfielder this summer – Davide Frattesi.

However, the 23-year-old is not likely to be the only midfielder that the Nerazzurri sign. Roberto Gagliardini has left without being replace, and so a replacement will have to come in for the 29-year-old to ensure sufficient depth in the positions.

And widespread reports suggest that Inter’s intention is to sign a young player.

Rather than replacing Gagliardini with an experienced and low-cost signing, the Nerazzurri want to invest in a prospect with room to grow.

And according to the Corriere, Udinese midfielder Samardzic is exactly the player who they have in mind.

Inter Milan Aiming To Sign Lazar Samardzic With A Cash-Plus-Player Offer

According to the Corrirere, the negotiations between Inter and Udinese are ongoing.

The Nerazzurri have made their interest clear and are trying to find the right formula on a deal to convince the Friulani.

Udinese want a high fee for Samardzic, who has generated no shortage of transfer interest. Therefore, a cash-plus-player bid could be Inter’s most viable route forward.

According to the Corriere, the player who Udinese are most interested in is young midfielder Giovanni Fabbian.

However, the Nerazzurri are reluctant to give up the 20-year-old. At the very least, they would want there to be a buyback option.

But Inter are also still trying to include a couple other players in a potential deal. Namely, midfielder Stefano Sensi and striker Sebastiano Esposito.