West Ham target Edin Dzeko is reportedly ready to quit Roma and sign a three-year contract with Inter Milan this summer.
The Bosnian international has just over a year remaining on his contract at the Stadio Olimpico and looks all but set to leave at the end of the season.
Manuel Pellegrini had reportedly been interested in reuniting with his former Manchester City player ahead of his second campaign at the London Stadium, but Inter appear to have stolen a march.
According to a report from Corriere dello Sport, as cited by Calciomercato, Dzeko wants to arrive at San Siro this summer and is keen to sign a long-term deal with Inter.
Luciano Spalletti has a plethora of striking options at his disposal, but the future of Mauro Icardi has come under scrutiny in recent times.
West Ham, too, have attackers at their disposal but appeared to have been keen on landing Dzeko to bolster their options.
West Ham's current forward options
Arnautovic is still West Ham’s talisman and leads the line regularly under Pellegrini.
Injuries continue to plague Carroll, who sees his contract at West Ham expire at the end of the season.
Young striker Silva has displayed plenty of promise in the club’s Under-23 ranks. He’s an option for the future.
Perez’s time at West Ham has been inconsistent, but the Spaniard is still a viable option for Pellegrini.
Hernandez scored two decisive goals in West Ham’s recent 4-3 win over Huddersfield Town. He remains an important part of the squad.