Man United Set To Compete Against Barcelona For The Signature Of Inter Milan Star Lautaro Martinez

Manchester United are set to hijack FC Barcelona's move for Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez who have been linked to joining the Spanish gaints for the past months.

The Argentina international who joined Inter Milan in 2018 from Argentine club Racing for a reported fee of €22.7million, currently has a contract at the club which is set to run until the summer of 2023.

He is one of the most sought after players in world football and has been tipped to go be with his fellow compatriot Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou.

Manchester United board are still bound and determined to sign their top targets this summer, notwithstanding if the summer transfer window would be affected and may be unreognisable to previous transfer windows due to the novel coranavirus pandemic.

According to Foot Mercato, United are prepared to compete for the signature of the FC Internazionale striker Lautaro Martinez, who has a release clause of £94million.

They have also been linked to different striking options like Lyon's Moussa Dembele and Timo Werner of RB Leipzig in the past weeks, but no contact has been made with either as of yet.

Odion Ighalo was bought on a six-months loan from Chinese club (Shanghai Shenhua) in order to fill the void of Romelu Lukaku who left last summer, but that only pushed the problem for a few months for Manchester United,

CloudNine Sports understands that United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjear have insisted that the club needs to sign a top striker who will join Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Mason Greenwood going forward for the Red Devils next season, while Odion Ighalo future at the club still remains uncertain.

Lautaro Martinez has scored 16 goals and 4 assist in 31 appearance across all competitions for Antonio Conte's side this season before the suspension of football matches in Italy two months ago.

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