Lautaro Martinez was on the radars of several European heavyweights but no club made an official approach, divulges Beto Yaque.
Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez had heads turning from all of Europe, most notably from FC Barcelona, following his rise to prominence last season.
Barca made several attempts to make the Argentine attacker one of their own but failed to convince Inter to bring down the €100-million valuation for their prized asset, sources claim.
A move away from San Siro is off the table for now and it is expected that the 23-year old will commit to fresh terms with Inter.
“Many things have been said about Lautaro’s possible transfer, there have been many rumors. Everyone wanted him but there was nothing concrete,” the player’s representative Beto Yaque told TNT.
“He still has three years left on his contract, the transfer window has just closed. We haven’t sat down yet to talk about the renewal with Inter.
“He is playing at a great level, last season was excellent for him and it is normal that he has attracted the attention of the great European clubs.”
Martinez has managed to continue his fine run of form this season, having scored three goals in his first three Serie A matches.
The striker also started for his national team on Friday night as Argentina beat Ecuador 1-0 in the first game for the 2022 World Cup qualification.