Friday January 11 2019
'Icardi right to make Inter demands'

Former Inter owner Massimo Moratti says Mauro Icardi is ‘right’ to ask the club for a pay rise.

Icardi’s agent-wife Wanda Nara is reportedly demanding €9m a season for the striker to sign a new contract with Inter, leading to an apparent stand-off between the Nerazzurri and their captain.

“Every year there’s the issue of Icardi’s renewal,” Moratti told Sport Mediaset.

“I think the player has the right to think about a better contract, but I think the club have formulated a strategy to keep him.

“Would I have given Icardi €8-9m? I don’t know how to relate the figures of the present to those of the past…”

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