NEWS
Monday September 14 2020
Real Madrid shock Barca for Lautaro?

Sport Mediaset claim Real Madrid have stunned Barcelona by agreeing a deal worth €100m for Inter striker Lautaro Martinez.

The Argentina international had been a named Barca target for over a year, but the two clubs failed to come to an agreement on the transfer fee.

Now Italian site Sport Mediaset maintain Real Madrid have succeeded where the Blaugrana failed, diving in with an offer worth €100m cash.

In truth, it’d be closer to €50-60m plus Real Madrid wiping the slate clean on Achraf Hakimi, who made the move to San Siro for €40m this summer.

Inter would then use that money to bring in Antonio Conte’s first choice midfielder, N’Golo Kante, from Chelsea for €50m.

The same source even suggests Real Madrid have agreed personal terms with Lautaro Martinez, with a contract worth €8m per season.

That is €2m less than Barcelona had offered him, but still a vast improvement on the €5m proposed for a contract extension at Inter.

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