Erik Ten Hag has reportedly made Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez his prime attacking summer season goal.
That’s in accordance with a latest report from Fichajes, who claims the Dutchman has ‘personally requested’ the Pink Devils pursue a summer season deal for the Argentina worldwide.
Trying to reinforce his squad forward of subsequent season with the assistance of latest 25 per cent shareholder Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Ten Hag is believed to be concentrating on a number of positions in each defence and assault.
Whereas the previous Ajax boss’ precedence appears to be like to be bringing in at the least one new defender, an skilled centre ahead to assist mentor Rasmus Hojlund can be anticipated.
And Martinez, who has simply two years left on his contract at Inter Milan, is believed to be the popular goal.
The largest hurdle United will face come the summer season window is the striker’s payment. At the moment valued at a whopping £94 million (TM), Inter’s quantity 10 is not going to come low-cost, and though it stays unlikely the Premier League giants will be capable to spend that a lot on one participant, outgoings may assist fund a deal.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Victor Lindelof, each of whom will likely be out of contract subsequent summer season, are anticipated to depart Outdated Trafford on the finish of the season (Manchester Night Information).
There may be additionally uncertainty surrounding the way forward for Jadon Sancho, who was despatched again to former membership Borussia Dortmund on mortgage till the top of the season following a public falling out with Ten Hag.
Since becoming a member of Inter from Racing Membership in 2018, Martinez, who lifted the 2022 World Cup with Argentina, has scored 124 targets and registered 41 assists in 268 video games in all competitions.