Brazil goalkeeper Bento has said yes to a move to Inter Milan, but his club Athletico Paranaense have yet to green light the move.

This according to today’s print edition of Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport, via FCInterNews.

Inter are starting to outline their strategy for the goalkeeper position in the future.

At the moment, Yann Sommer is the clear Number One.

And, at 35 years of age, the former Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach is still playing at a high level, and could certainly do so for a few more seasons.

Inter are not ruling out handing Sommer a contract extension.

But at the same time, the Nerazzurri are well aware that Sommer can hardly hold down the starting role forever.

Therefore, the club’s plan is to bring in a deputy for the Swiss international who can replace him in the long term.

Currently, Sampdoria-owned Emil Audero is the backup for Sommer. But Inter do not see the 27-year-old as a long-term starter in goal.

Brazil New Boy Bento Says Yes To Inter Move – Athletico Paranaense Yet To Green Light Move

According to Tuttosport, Inter have a clear idea of who their target is to succeed Sommer in the long term.

24-year-old Paranaense keeper Bento has been on the Nerazzurri’s radar for some time now.

Bento has impressed with his performances for his club over the past couple seasons. And this has earned him a debut for the Brazilian national team.

Bento made his first appearance for the Selecao in a friendly against England during the current international break.

Inter believe that they can sign Bento from Paranaense. Not least because the Brazilian club have a replacement waiting in the wings in the form of young keeper Leo Linck.

However, as of yet, Paranaense have not given the go-ahead on a transfer.

Meanwhile, Tuttosport report that Monza’s Michele Di Gregorio is Inter’s alternative target.

The 26-year-old would not come cheap. Inter would have to pay at least 20 million to bring back Di Gregorio, who they sold to Monza two years ago.

But Inter could try to lower that valuation by offering a cash-plus-player deal including Gaetano Oristanio or Mattia Zanotti.