La Liga giants Barcelona and Serie A side Inter Milan are holding talks for a possible transfer of Lautaro Martinez to the Camp Nou.
Barcelona has secured their first signing this summer window. Miralem Pjanic will join the team at the start of next season. The swap deal saw Arthur Melo move to the other side. Juventus also announced its new addition. Pjanic was a long-term transfer target for Barcelona. He can help the midfield control the game more efficiently. Another transfer target is Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.
Barcelona and Inter Milan are holding talks over Lautaro Martinez. The Argentine striker is one of the top priorities this summer. The rumors are running for quite a while now. Marca confirmed the interest shown on the Catalan club’s behalf. They are looking to field a more proficient squad for next year’s campaign.
Lautaro and Lukaku have teamed up this term to help Conte’s Milan flourish. The youngster has racked up 12 goals in 25 league appearances. He has also assisted 4 times and drops back to aid his side. Martinez’s presence in the pitch is dangerous with his interactive instincts. However, the current rumors have marred his performances.
Barca’s first team striker Luis Suarez is aging eventually. He is 33-year-old and in his swansong years. Barcelona chiefs are looking to reconstruct the squad. This involves economically strengthening the club.
The coronavirus pandemic caused much distraught. Most of the European clubs have suffered badly due to a lack of financial losses. Even wage cuts could not help the situation.
The Blaugrana are trying to bring in Lautaro for cheap. It is a fact that Inter will not allow him to leave for a small amount. The previous asking price that Nerazzuri set was about 90 million euros. However, Martinez’s market price tag is approximately 65 million. Barcelona will invest the sum gained from Arthur’s sale to Juve.
Inter looking for Martinez replacement
Manchester United, Liverpool, and Liverpool are also in the race for Lautaro Martinez. Barcelona is the favorite in the race to sign the 22-year-old finisher. They have recently been handed another boost in the pursuit. Inter Milan are already looking for a striker to replace their exit-bound striker.
The Italian club is tracking Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial, as per Express. The Frenchman is on top form and is constantly delivering for the Red Devils. Manchester United is not reluctant to Martial’s sale. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer is building his squad and tactics around him and Rashford.
Italian media outlet Corriere Dello Sport claims 3 other strikers to fill the boots for Martinez. Aubameyang, Belotti, and Gabriel Jesus are the other players currently under observation. The clubs will act consecutively following one transfer the other. Martinez’s departure will lead to paving the path for a new striker to San Siro.