The agent of Lautaro Martinez has stated that the Inter Milan striker has a ‘very big chance’ of joining Barcelona when the transfer window resumes later on in the year.
The Argentina international is currently in his second season with the Nerazzurri where he has pleased with 16 goals and 4 assists throughout all competitions.
Talking To Fox Sports Mexico, agent Sergio Zarate was inquired about the possibility of Martinez heading to the Camp Nou and he took place to confess that there is a ‘very big chance’ of that being the case.
“There’s a very big chance Lautaro goes to Barca. He is a fantastic player. Tremendous, he has no ceiling,” he informed.
On The Other Hand, Sergio was quizzed whether Martinez would think about a move to Real Madrid rather, to which he responded that the forward might have the choice of playing along with compatriot and Blaugrana star Lionel Messi.
“You know that it’s them who will have their say. The one who decides is the player. With Leo there, I believe there is a bigger chance that he will want to go to the side of the greatest of them all (Messi),” he added.
Martinez has been recognized by the Catalan giants as a long-lasting follower to Luis Suarez, who has been battling with knee injury issues over the past 18 months.
Both Messi and Suarez have actually talked up the possibility of Martinez joining the club in the future however eventually, a summer move might depend upon whether the Spanish champions can strike an arrangement with the Nerazzurri.
The Serie A outfit are currently claiming the player’s ₤102 m release provision and it stays to be seen whether Quique Setien’s side can fulfill the cost amidst the ongoing crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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