Argentinian forward Lautaro Martinez has revealed that he is on the verge of joining Serie A side Inter Milan.
The 20-year-old starlet, who’s scored 10 goals in 14 appearances in
“I keep repeating though that right now my only thought is about Racing. I want to give 100 per cent for this club and help achieve our objectives.
“Everything happened very quickly. It came as a bit of a surprise [to receive the call-up],” he said.
“I worked very hard to get here and I’m happy I get to experience something I have always dreamed about. I can’t wait to meet the whole group, not just Lionel Messi.”
Martinez has also been likened to Manchester City star Sergio Aguero by former Inter and Argentina striker Hernan Crespo.
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“Coming to Inter isn’t easy, he’ll need to be helped and protected,” Crespo warned. “Then hopefully he can show all of his qualities from the beginning, but it won’t be a disaster if he needs a little time to settle in.
“He can play with Icardi, I don’t think there will be any problems. He reminds me a little bit of Aguero in some ways, like with his low centre of gravity, but he’s Lautaro Martinez.”