Anzhi officials are confident of closing a deal with Inter Milan for Samuel Eto'o.

Talks between all parties have taken place in Milan today and a positive outcome is on the horizon.

"We are very close," Anzhi market consultant German Tkachenko stated. "We could close the deal today, tomorrow or next week.

"For now Eto'o is still an Inter player, but I am optimistic that it will be done."

Anzhi met their Inter counterparts earlier this afternoon. Eto'o's agent Peppino Tirri also made a brief appearance at the Italian club's HQ.

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