Barcelona revive interest in Martinez as the summer window draws close. The Argentine had a hefty demand of €111 million which was not affordable. However, as Inter are struggling with finances, and Martinez might settle for less. But Martinez is happy at Inter and is unstoppable alongside Lukaku. Thus, his move away from the club is almost out of question. The 23-year old has come a long way since his move to Inter from the Racing club.
Martinez joined Inter Milan in 2018 on a reported fee of €22.7 million on a five-year loan. In his first season with the Nerazzurri, he made 27 appearances, scoring 6 goals and providing one assist for the club. Furthermore, the 23-year old has developed himself under Conte’s guidance over the years. So far, the Argentine has made 121 appearances for the club, scored 46 goals, and provided 18 assists. In a few people that Conte favors, Lautaro has made a constant place for himself. The Argentine has played a huge role in Inter’s success in the past year. He was the key for Inter in Torino’s win and also for Inter.
Barcelona revive interest in Martinez as Haaland might have a heavy demand
Barcelona’s interest in Martinez has come after they realized that the Norwegian prodigy might be heavy on the budget. The pandemic hit all the clubs financially and some are still recovering from the loss. Barca want to have Erling in Luis Suarez’s place.
While Martinez’s deal might be a huge plus for Barca, the Argentine would want to stay back. In fact, recently he decided on signing a new contract for the club. Inter are currently leading the Serie A table with 6 points ahead of AC Milan. With 11 games to go, the Scudetto is insight. The Nerazzurri are currently Serie A favorites. Plus, if they win this year, it will be after 10 long years as they last won in 2010.