Off contract in June, Sagna can now commit to a pre-agreement with Inter.
"I'm not used to making announcements if a contract is not signed," Thohir told Gazzetta dello Sport.
"I can only say that we like Sagna and that at this point it all depends only on him. Announcements will be made only when there is a signature. The same goes for Palacio's contract renewal.
"Have we signed Sagna then? I did not say that. If he doesn't arrive, we will bring in a youth player."
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