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Monday November 12 2018
Lautaro: I want to play more

Lautaro Martinez admits ‘I’d like to play more’ for Inter but insists ‘I’ll keep working hard to ensure I’m ready’ for his next opportunity.

Martinez has made just seven appearances for Inter since his €21m transfer from Racing Club over the summer, but the young striker made it clear he would not give up.

“I’m not playing much for Inter, but I keep working hard to ensure I’m ready,” he told reporters from Argentina’s training camp.

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Tuesday November 6 2018
Martinez: ‘San Siro is unique’

Inter striker Lautaro Martinez calls San Siro “unique, indescribable, fantastic” ahead of the sold-out clash with Barcelona.

Close to 75,000 fans will back out the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza this evening for the crunch Champions League tie, with revenues expected to set a new Italian record.

The young Argentine spoke in the match programme for the game, and he was asked what it’s like to play in the Scala of calcio.

“San Siro is indescribable, unique, fantastic,” Martinez responded.

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Saturday November 3 2018
Batistuta on past, present and future

Gabriel Batistuta cast his eye over today’s Fiorentina-Roma, his career and welcoming in the next generation of Argentina strikers.

The game kicks off in Florence at 17.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“I spent 90 per cent of my career at Fiorentina, then went to Roma and won the Scudetto. Evidently, these teams were part of my destiny,” Bati told Sky Sport Italia.

Among his teammates in that Giallorossi title-winning side was Eusebio Di Francesco.

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Thursday November 1 2018
Inter could rest Icardi

Inter are considering resting Mauro Icardi against Genoa, according reports, and Dalbert could also come back in.

The Nerazzurri face a crunch Champions League tie with Barcelona on Tuesday, in which a win would close to guarantee a place in the Last 16.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, Coach Luciano Spalletti is considering some squad rotation for Saturday’s game.

Captain Icardi could be rested, with Lautaro Martinez to replace him up-front.

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Friday October 26 2018
Confirmed: Inter's deal for Lautaro

Racing Club have confirmed that Inter paid an initial €14m for Lautaro Martinez, with €7m to follow in bonuses.

The structure of the deal was revealed during Racing’s shareholders’ meeting on Friday, with club treasurer Pablo Mena going on to explain how Inter would cover the remaining €7m.

“The bonuses are: goals scored, games played and final positioning in the Champions League,” he said.

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Saturday October 20 2018
Materazzi picks key Milan Derby men

Marco Materazzi praises Gennaro Gattuso, but believes Lautaro Martinez and Patrick Cutrone could be decisive in the Milan Derby.

The Derby della Madonnina kicks off on Sunday at 19.30 UK time (18.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“Inter struggle to kill games off, but they are almost always able to turn situations around, which means they’ve got character,” Matrix told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Friday October 19 2018
Icardi wants Inter silverware

Mauro Icardi says his objective is ‘to win something’ with Inter this season and tells Luciano Spalletti that ‘Lautaro Martinez and I would do well together’.

Icardi has yet to win a trophy with Inter since arriving from Sampdoria five years ago, while Spalletti has so far been unwilling to partner the striker with his fellow Argentine.

“I always try to improve and help on the field by giving what I can,” the Nerazzurri captain told FCInterNews.it.

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Tuesday October 16 2018
Miranda seals SuperClasico

Juventus are concerned after Paulo Dybala limped off during Argentina’s friendly with Brazil, while Joao Miranda scored the last-gasp winner.

La Joya was in the starting XI with Inter striker Mauro Icardi and Fiorentina defender German Pezzella in Jedda.

The showpiece friendly was decided by Inter defender Miranda’s header on a Neymar corner deep into stoppages, with Giovanni Simeone of Fiorentina failing to jump and cut it out at the near post.

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Tuesday October 16 2018
Lautaro 'happy with Inter choice'

Lautaro Martinez is “very happy with the choice he made” to join Inter among many other offers, said his father, and can play alongside Mauro Icardi.

The 21-year-old was snapped up from Racing Club for €16m in July, fighting off competition from the likes of Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid.

“He is very happy in Milan as a city and at Inter as a club,” his father Mario Martinez told FCInter1908.it.

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Monday October 15 2018
Father admits Lautaro 'anger'

Lautaro Martinez’s father admits ‘there’s a bit of anger and impatience’ on his part in seeing the forward not play for Inter.

Inter paid Racing Club €23m for Martinez over the summer, but the Argentine has been limited to just four official appearances for the Nerazzurri, with Mauro Icardi established as their lone striker.

“There’s a bit of anger and impatience in seeing Lautaro not playing, but that’s football and you have to respect the rules of the game,” he told AM770.

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