Inter Milan hope a bid of £33million will be enough to prise Javier Mascherano and Dirk Kuyt from Liverpool.
Off to Italy? Javier Mascherano could be leaving Liverpool for Inter
The Italians have finalised an agreement for Rafa Benitez to be their next manager and will present him at the San Siro as soon as the Spaniard cuts short his holiday.
And the 50-year-old, who knows all about the financial constraints at Anfield, is ready to raid his former club for trusted allies.