Inter closing in on Cassano

Inter have started negotiations with Sampdoria over a move for Antonio Cassano, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The 26-year-old has been linked with Inter for several seasons and it is believes Jose Mourinho is keen to bring in the former Bari youngster this summer.

Cassano’s contract with Sampdoria expires in 2013 but he has a €18million release clause in his deal.

David Suazo and Luis Jimenez could be included in a deal for Cassano.