‘Many Clubs Tabled Their Bids’ – Lautaro’s Agent Gives Update On Striker Transfer Move (Read Details)
The Nerazzurri striker is in excessive demand with his management admitting that discussions about his future have started.
Inter superstar Lautaro Martinez’s agent has admitted talks have started out with different clubs about the future of the striker amid interest from La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.
The 22-year-old centre-forward has come of age at San Siro this season, scoring sixteen goals in all competitions after failing to reach double figures in the preceding campaign.
Lautaro’s speedy improvement has attracted interest from Europe’s largest clubs and the player’s representative Beto Yaque has revealed discussions are ongoing about his future.
“It is stated that Barcelona and Real Madrid want him, however it has no impact on him,” Yaque said about Lautaro to Radio La Plata. “Other players would not sleep at night.
“He never calls me to ask if the rumours are real or false, he is focused on the current and his work.
“We talked to many people, however, nothing more happened. For now, those who call me are not club leaders. There is nothing formal or serious.
“It is a dream [for Lautaro] to be one of the most coveted players on the market. But nothing extraordinary is occurring to him. The only issue he needs is to play and score.
“His consistent growth has meant that the best teams in the world watch him carefully. We hope that his work will be rewarded as it deserves to be.”
Lautaro has found the back of the net eleven times in Serie A as Inter challenged at the top of the table, though they have now fallen 9 points at the back of leaders Juventus.
He additionally impressed on the European stage – scoring 5 goals in six Champions League matches – however he wasn’t capable to prevent the Nerazzurri crashing out of the group stage and into the Europa League.
With Lautaro continuously linked with a move to Camp Nou, Barcelona legend Rivaldo believes his former club ought to focus on ready-made players, as the Argentina international nevertheless wishes to develop.
“I think that [Lautaro] wishes to keep developing and gaining experience,” Rivaldo informed Betfair.
“He’s already a treasured player for Inter, and ought to end up a top player in the future, however he is not ready for Barca.”