After seeing player prices skyrocket this summer, Internazionale are desperate to tie star striker Mauro Icardi down to a new long-term contract.
24-year-old Icardi is undoubtedly one of the most talented strikers in world football, averaging a goal every 53 minutes this season and scoring 24 times in Serie A last season.
According to Premium Sport (via Football Italia) the Nerazzuri are keen to renew their key man’s contract and increase his buyout claise, which stands at a tempting
Icardi signed a new deal with Inter just last October, despite a public falling out with the sections of the club’s fans. Back then, a clause of
Inter’s hierarchy are now keen to raise the Argentine striker’s release clause to above €200m, while also giving Icardi a healthy raise to a salary of around €4.5m per season.
The Sampdoria striker has started this season on fire under new manager Luciano Spalletti, scoring five times in just three games – including doubles against Fiorentina and title rivals Roma.