Lautaro has been a long-time Barca target.
The two sides have been locked into negotiations over the rising-star.
Barcelona are in negotiations with Inter Milan over the transfer of Lautaro Martinez according to a report from Sky Italia‘s Gianluca Di Marzio.
As per his report, Barcelona and the Nerazzurri are primarily talking about the 22-year-old Argentine international striker but other players name are being discussed and there is a possibility that Barcelona could send some players to Inter as part of a deal although he has not revealed the names of those also brought up in conversation.
🚨 ¦ Di Marzio ¦ Discussions have started between Inter and Barcelona over Lautaro Martinez. Barcelona desires to pay in Installments. It could be over €111M. There’s talks about a possible exchange of players. pic.twitter.com/rhoz57nDmu— Barça Turf™ (@BarcaTurf) February 14, 2020
Di Marzio goes on to add that there is also a chance that Barcelona make an offer for Lautaro that exceeds his €111 million release clause that is currently in his contract, a clause which is only valid for the first two weeks of every July. This season Lautaro, who has also been linked to Real Madrid elsehwere in the media, has scored 16 goals in 28 appearances across all competitions.
Tuttosport via Mundo Deportivo also say that negotiations between the two sides ehave begun. According to this media outlet, Inter Milan have asked for Griezmann in return. This is not very likely. Griezmann arrived at the Camp Nou last summer and he is one of Barca’s indispensable players. In any case, in Italy they are clear Lautaro Martinez’s time at Inter Milan is amost up. The club have even looked for a substitute: they want Aubameyang.