TRANSFERS - Clubs piling up again after Lautaro Martinez
Though possibly handing Romelu Lukaku out to Chelsea, Inter Milan top brass and holding group, out of financial disarray and turmoil, might end up having to release Argentinian international forward Lautaro Martinez, and offload the whole Dynamic Duo leading them to take Serie A title back, after eleven years missing.
Turning 24 on August 22, El Toro, whose transfer fee is likely to be close to a 3-digit one, has to this end turned again into a major target for Arsenal, Liverpool, and Atletico Madrid. Close to join Barcelona FC twice, between 2019 and 2020, Lautaro Martinez would now find no spot into Blaugrana ranks, since they just brought in both Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay.
Playing for Neroazzurri since 2018/19, Martinez capped 132 times for Italian giants in official games, scoring 49 goals therein, besides serving a ton of assists and pivotal passes, and make it an overall better team since his arrival. Fresh from winning Copa America 2021 edition, standing as a 15th South American title for La Selecciòn, the 1997-born hitman has so far collected 29 official caps and 14 goals therein.
A Racing Club de Avellaneda alumni, Martinez was previously tracked by Real Madrid and both Manchester giants as well. He's still on a deal with Inter Milan until June 2023.