His agent has, in fact, stated that he is for sale, quite the pickle for Nerazzurri fans already angry at last week's 2-0 defeat to Chievo.
"Marcelo is to be considered on the transfer list, and therefore up for sale," Miroslav Bicanic told fcinternews.it,"You'd have to ask the club for details, however.
"He's a great footballer and a great professional, and behaves as such at Inter... but he'd surely do as much at another club.
"We'll see what happens in the coming days, but I can't add anything else at the time".
But where would the Croatian go? Juventus had thought about it, only to then veer decisively towards PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi.
Antonio Conte's Chelsea, on the other hand, seem to be serious about Brozovic, who was also on Arsenal's radar last season.