Spartak Moscow midfielder Radoslaw Kovac is back in the agenda for Inter Milan following Patrick Vieira's latest injury.

Tuttosport says Inter chiefs Marco Branca and Lele Oriali are ready to revive their bid for Kovac, who almost signed with the Serie A champs last summer. The one concern for Inter is that Kovac is Cup-tied from the Champions League this season.

Ajax midfielder Hedwiges Maduro has been mentioned as an alternative.