Atletico Madrid eye Inter striker Lautaro Martínez

Sun 11 July 2021 | 6:26

La Liga defending champions has targeted the Nerazzurri star Lautaro Martínez.

Lautaro Martínez

was one of


's key players in winning the Scudetto this season, scoring 16 goals and providing 9 assists in 37 appearances in league games.

Reports suggest that clubs such as

Atletico Madrid


Real Madrid

are closely monitoring the situation of the 23-year-old striker, as Inter are in dire financial situation and talks to extend Lautaro’s contract have been stalled.

Lautaro was close to a move to Barcelona last year, however, the coronavirus pandemic and Barca’s economic crisis prevented the transfer from being finalized.

Martínez’s agent Alejandro Camano has reportedly entered into talks with Real and Atletico leaders over the past day or two, explaining the terms of the valuable striker.

Mundo Deportivo

has also reported that Atletico manager Diego Simeone has personally asked for the Argentina international to be transferred to Wanda Metropolitano.

Although the 23-year-old has repeatedly stated his interest in continuing his journey at Giuseppe Meazza, Inter's poor financial situation may eventually lead to his departure.

source: SportMob