Barcelona's chances of landing Inter star Lautaro Martinez could reportedly become clearer this week.
The LaLiga giants remain interested in the Argentina forward, who scored 21 goals for Inter in 2019-20.
Just whether they can get a deal done, however, may become known this week.
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Martinez's agents will meet with the leaders of Inter this week to assess his situation, according to Sport.
The report says Barcelona and Inter are in regular contact, but there is a big difference between the clubs.
It says Barca want to pay a maximum of €65million plus a player, while Inter are demanding a minimum of €85m.
#ExclusivaSPORT Los agentes de Lautaro viajarán para intentar desencallar la negociación con el Inter Le toca al jugador entrar en escena para intentar desbloquear el acuerdo para un traspaso al Barça Informa Lluís Miguelsanz https://t.co/bkgqxb79jA— Diario SPORT (@sport) September 6, 2020
Goal reports Barcelona are preparing a final offer for Martinez.
- Barcelona are seeking a forward with Luis Suarez set to leave. Goal claims Barca and Juventus are negotiating a fee for the 33-year-old Uruguayan, who is said to have agreed to a three-year deal with the Serie A champions.
- Staying at Camp Nou and Marca reports Philippe Coutinho is set to spend 2020-21 at Barca. Coutinho spent 2019-20 on loan at Bayern Munich but the LaLiga club have ruled out another loan move, the report says.
- A player set for a Barcelona exit is Arturo Vidal. Sport Mediaset says Vidal is expected in Milan soon as he prepares to join Inter, where he has agreed a two-year deal with an option for a third.
- Real Madrid, meanwhile, look set to keep Gareth Bale. Mundo Deportivo reports Madrid have not received an offer for Bale, who is contracted until 2022 but has been linked with a move away.- With Ronald Koeman having left to take over at Barcelona, the Netherlands are looking for a new head coach. Voetbal International reports the players want Henk ten Cate to be the Netherlands' next coach.
- Watford forward Gerard Deulofeu is reportedly wanted by numerous European clubs. The Telegraph reports Milan, Napoli and Sevilla want Deulofeu on loan with an option to buy.Published 07 Sep 2020, 11:32 IST