The Argentina starlet is set to sign with the Nerazzurri this summer.
Another step closer to the official announcement as Inter draws near to 20-year-old phenom Lautaro Martinez of Racing Club de Avellanda.
Victor Blanco, Racing Club’s president told Fox Sports Argentina the deal between clubs is complete, all that remains is the player’s decision.
“The deal’s fee is more than $33 million dollars (around €27 million). We’ll hope to get something more out of it in return given his new release clause [at Inter] will be over €90 million,” Blanco stated.
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“Lautaro could go to the World Cup, I see him doing well along Messi. He can play like [Luis] Suarez at Barcelona and play well in various formations.”
Martinez’s agent Rolando Zarate, the brother of ex-Inter striker Mauro Zarate told reporters there is a “99% chance he will go to Inter,” this summer.
The striker has scored seven goals and three assists in eight matches this season with Racing Club. He’s also netted seven goals in 11 caps with the Under-20 Argentina national team.