INTER MILAN have despatched a message to Chelsea over their curiosity in Lautaro Martinez.
That’s after the striker fired his Italian aspect within the Champions League closing final night time.
Inter Milan have warned Chelsea off star striker Lautaro MartinezCredit score: Getty
Martinez, 25, grabbed the one objective of the sport in Inter’s 1-0 win over AC Milan.
The consequence secured a 3-0 mixture victory for the Nerazzurri, organising a June closing towards both Man Metropolis or Actual Madrid.
Martinez has now matched final season’s tally of 25 objectives in all competitions.
And he is only one strike away from a century after 5 seasons on the San Siro.
Chelsea are protecting tabs on Martinez as they seek for a brand new No9.
Napoli’s Victor Osimhen is their prime goal for incoming boss Mauricio Pochettino.
However his £150million price ticket may forestall the Blues from making a severe supply.
And Martinez is seen as a “cheaper” various in an inflated market.
It’s believed the World Cup winner with Argentina may very well be tempted by a transfer to the Premier League.
Inter strike associate Romelu Lukaku can be more likely to return to Stamford Bridge subsequent season.
And that might additional tempt Martinez into becoming a member of compatriot Poch in London.
Nevertheless, Inter Milan have warned Chelsea they’ve completely no plans to promote Martinez.
The Italians must offload a number of stars to stability the books.
However membership legend and vice-president Javier Zanetti is adamant Martinez received’t be a type of sacrificed this summer season.
Zanetti declared after the win over Milan: “I’m delighted for Martinez, he’s making a unprecedented journey.
“He grows yearly, he’s basic and an necessary reference within the crew.
“Sure, for now we’re holding on to him. Let’s take pleasure in it.
“He’s very completely happy right here, he has discovered his house, his household, and I hope it lasts so long as doable.”