Rio de Janeiro: Internazionale have joined the battle to sign highly rated Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva, according to media reports.
The Italian Serie A outfit are prepared to meet Cruzeiro's 20 million-euro asking price in the next European summer transfer period, Xinhua quoted Sambafoot as saying.
Silva, a Brazil under-21 international, has already been linked with a move to Chelsea and Real Madrid.
The 21-year-old played a key role in Cruzeiro's Brazilian Serie A triumph last year and has again impressed in 2014 as the Raposa defend their title.
He has made 72 appearances since making his first-team debut for the Belo Horizonte club in 2011.