Spanish journalist Guillem Balague says that Barcelona have agreed personal terms with Lautaro Martinez however are struggling to choose a deal with Inter Milan.
Barcelona have already agreed personal terms with Lautaro Martinez, however the Spanish champions are struggling to choose a deal with Inter Milan, in line with Spanish journalist Guillem Balague.
The Catalan giants proceed to be linked with a move for the Argentina worldwide, who has scored 16 times in 31 appearances for Antonio Conte‘s side during the 2019-20 campaign.
In keeping with Balague, Barca have agreed a contract with the centre-forward, however the issues surrounding a swap deal signifies that a move is much from being accomplished.
“In terms of Arthur, let me tell you that it’s not true that Spurs want him,” Balague stated on official his YouTube channel. “That is not true. It has been put on the market. Inter is a distinct situation, Inter would like him to be a part of a deal for Lautaro Martinez, that is the player that Barcelona have gotten an settlement with.
“There’s an settlement between Barcelona and the player, the player and Barcelona, that is all. Not Inter and Barcelona and due to it, it must be agreed. Inter is open to barter, Lautaro Martinez clearly pleased to go to Barcelona, Barcelona pleased to have him, however they can not afford him in terms of solely paying money so that they need to offer gamers.
“How about [Jean-Clair] Todibo? How about [Samuel] Umtiti? How about [Ivan] Rakitic? And Inter have stated ‘how about Arthur?’. The thought is to not sell Arthur and Arthur does not need to depart Barcelona, however everyone at Barcelona is on the market.
“So this week the message from Barcelona is that Arthur is not for sale, Arthur’s saying ‘I don’t want to leave’ and of course Quique Setien desires him to remain. However as I am saying as a result of the market is so advanced, we should see what ultimately occurs with it. However that is the stand in the mean time.
“Now that they have the agreement with the player they will try to get money from somewhere or make those swaps that I was telling you about earlier.”
Martinez has additionally beforehand been linked with each Manchester City and Real Madrid.