Mauro Icardi can leave Inter Milan for £52m and wants Real Madrid move in pursuit of Champions League glory
- Mauro Icardi will be allowed to leave Inter Milan for £52million this summer
- The striker is eager for Real Madrid move to go for Champions League glory
- Icardi has been involved in a bitter dispute with Inter over a new contract
Published: 12:49 GMT, 14 April 2019 | Updated: 14:53 GMT, 14 April 2019
Icardi didn’t play for Inter for almost two months due to his ongoing dispute over a new contract before returning to action last week.
As reported by AS, Icardi’s spell at Inter is coming to an end and the Argentine could make the switch to Real for £52million.
Mauro Icardi is set to leave Inter Milan and is eyeing a possible move to Real Madrid
Since joining from Sampdoria in 2013, Icardi has made 212 appearances for Inter, during which time he has scored 123 goals.
If former Inter captain Icardi was to join Real then it would certainly raise questions regarding Karim Benzema’s future at The Bernabeu.
Icardi didn’t play for Inter for almost two months owing to his ongoing contract dispute
MAURO ICARDI’S RECORD THIS SEASON
Serie A: 22 appearances, ten goals, three assists
Champions League: Six appearances, four goals
Coppa Italia: Two appearances, two goals, one assist
Total: 30 appearances, 16 assists, four assists
Icardi’s team-mate Radja Nainggolan claimed that Inter have paid the price for the striker’s dispute.
As reported by Corriere dello Sport, Nainggolan said: ‘Too much has been said. If Mauro had problems with someone, it should have been up to him to resolve them and not let those issues damage the rest of the team.’
Inter are currently in third place in Serie A, 27 points adrift of leaders Juventus.
Luciano Spalletti’s side return to action on Sunday night with an away game against Fiorentina.