Tuesday August 13 2019
Icardi blocks Dzeko and €45m deal

Inter would gladly sell Mauro Icardi to Roma for €45m plus Edin Dzeko, it’s reported, but Mauro Icardi is holding out for Juventus.

The striker continues his cold war with the club, as he was the captain in February, but is by now an outcast forced to train separately.

According to Sportitalia, the Nerazzurri have agreed a basic deal with Roma to hand over Icardi in exchange for €40-50m plus Dzeko.

However, the Argentine has no intention of accepting the transfer, or a move to Napoli, because he has his heart set on Juventus.

Sky Sport Italia note that Icardi will hold out for another week before he’ll even begin to consider other alternatives to Turin.

If he is to go elsewhere, then it is widely reported he would prefer Roma to Napoli, despite the Partenopei being in the Champions League.

Some have suggested this is due to work for both Icardi and wife Wanda Nara, as Rome has more TV studios and fashion houses than Naples.

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