Inter anticipate Lautaro Martinez to remain at San Siro after he turned down “profitable affords” from rival golf equipment, in line with membership CEO Beppe Marotta.
The Nerazzurri started their Serie A title defence on Saturday with a 4-0 win over Genoa, however there have been vital adjustments to the facet that received the Scudetto final season.
New signings Hakan Calhanoglu and Edin Dzeko had been among the many scorers, with Simone Inzaghi within the dugout for the primary time.
Antonio Conte, Romelu Lukaku and Achraf Hakimi all left Inter, and Martinez was additionally linked with a transfer away, Tottenham thought of potential suitors.
Nevertheless, the Argentina worldwide – absent towards Genoa, having received the Copa America within the low season – seems sure to stay at Inter.
Marotta, talking earlier than Saturday’s recreation, revealed Martinez had choices elsewhere however most popular to proceed with the champions.
“Lautaro is a participant who explicitly requested to remain at Inter, regardless of receiving different profitable affords,” Marotta informed DAZN.
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“We’re happy with that. He desires to show himself a champion right here, and we’re very completely happy that he can proceed his progress course of at this membership.”
Martinez scored 17 Serie A targets final season in addition to supplying six assists, with a aim involvement each 112 minutes.
That was his most prolific marketing campaign in Serie A, with 20 targets throughout the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons mixed.
The ahead will now hyperlink up with Dzeko, who marked his Inter bow and 2 hundredth Serie A outing with each a aim and an help.
He and Calhanoglu, who additionally scored one and made one, turned the primary Nerazzurri debutants to realize that feat since Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2006.