It is believed that a bout may be scheduled in Froch's hometown of Nottingham, where the 34-year-old has won key fights against Jean Pascal and Andre Dirrell.
Posting on Twitter, Bute announced: "Leaving for training camp today. Just told @jeanbedardcage I am ready to fight @Carl_Froch, even in England. Let`s get this done!"
The 31-year-old Romanian, who has not lost in 30 fights, has successfully defended his IBF crown ten times since winning it against Alejandro Berrio in 2007.