Barcelona bid for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez
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Martinez has been a long-time Barca target.

And it seems that the Spanish club have already presented their first offer to the player.

Barcelona have offered Inter striker Lautaro Martinez a contract until 2025 with a wage of €7m plus bonuses a year, according to famous transfer expert Nicolo Schira.

Lautaro is Barca’s first transfer target in the summer, they are working for him for a long time. Inter Milan would not want to sell their striker, but there is a €110m release clause in his current contract, The Blaugrana could pay it to take him away.

Even Lionel Messi recently praised the Nerazzurri striker: “He’s spectacular, he’s in stunning form. You could always tell he was a great player, but he’s really exploded in the last year,” Messi told Mundo Deportivo. “He’s good in one-one one situations, fights it out with anyone, wins back the ball, can turn in the box. He’s a complete forward.”

There have been numerous reports suggesting Lautaro Martinez is the heir to Luis Suarez at Barcelona and Messi seems to agree.

“He is very similar to Suarez, both use their ball to turn, protect the ball, battle and score goals. I think all great players will in the end adapt. Luis Suarez has a lot of experience and could help Lautaro settle into the club and the Liga. Of course, this is all a hypothetically speaking…”


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