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Just a few days, reports emerged that Inter Milan’s and Argentina international Mauro Icardi has agreed to a new deal with the Serie A giants, picture of the Argentinian has been released probably to chase off suitors that he is not going anywhere this summer.
Icardi who has been the trending subject of a move to the Emirates stadium this summer was confirmed to have penned a new five-year deal with the Nerazzurri which deal will see with the club until 2020, according to report from Gianluca di Marzio.
There were much thoughts and speculation on the media suggesting the Argentinian would prefer a move to the Emirates stadium as their was an earlier report claiming his agent / wife Wanda Nara was in London to speak with Arsenal over a possible deal for his client this summer.
Icardi bagged 16 goals in his 29 appearances for Inter last season, his current new deal with Inter will see him earn 4.5m euros per-season, which is not including performance-related bonuses.
The player took to social media to celebrate the new contract signing, posting a picture to Twitter in the latest Inter jersey with the caption:
— MauroIcardi (@MauroIcardi) August 21, 2016
Icardi penning a new deal comes as a huge blow to us, we’re desperately in need of a new striker before the transfer window closes at the end of August.
The Gunners have signed just two senior players this summer, and after achieving just one point from a possible six in their opening two league games, pressure is mounting on Arsene Wenger due to his reluctance to spend extortionate fees.
Now according to Transfermkt, the Argentinian now currently worth an upfront of £30m.