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SPORT: Barcelona very close to agreeing potential €60m-plus-player transfer

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Barcelona are ‘very close’ to signing Inter Milan star striker Lautaro Martinez, according to the print edition of Sport.

The Spanish giants are to pay Inter €60m upfront while adding two unnamed players as part of a cash plus player exchange deal.

The 22-year-old striker has a €111m release clause which Inter are demanding to be met. However, according to the report they are willing to accept the cash plus player deal.

Barcelona see Martinez as a long term replacement of Luis Suarez and his current contract with Inter runs until 2023.

Source: Football Espana

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