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Report emanating from Italian news outlet claims Arsenal’s are plotting a stunning move Inter Milan and Argentina international.
The north London club are believed to be interested in the Argentinian and are said to have prepared an offer of almost £30m to land the forward. However, the Gunners could face keen competition from Napoli for the service of the striker.
The Serie A club flushing in cash following the sale of Gonzalo Higuain for fee believes to be around £75.3m to fellow Italian club Juventus.
Napoli have already spent around £42m of that sum acquiring Polish duo Arkadiusz Milik and Pitor Zielinski.
Moreover, Gazzetta World claims that the Neopolitan sides are ready to pay around £50m to steal the 23-year-old from under Arsenal’s nose.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen on bolstering his attacking option ahead of the upcoming season or more importantly a forward to start his squad in the season opener against Liverpool at the Emirates stadium.
Consistently, we’ve have been linked with the Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette forward throughout the summer, but the French boss appears to be drawing off from the chase of the Frenchman due to the club astronomical fee imposed on the striker.
The boss have now turned his attentions elsewhere, with Icardi being his top priority.
The Argentina international is the current Inter club captain, and has carry out his trade with the San Siro-based side since July 2013.
Icardi has netted 52 goals in 105 appearances during his three seasons at San Siro, but is to taste trophy success with his current employers.