The French champions decide to make Mauro Icardi’s loan move permanent.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly decided to make Mauro Icardi’s loan move from Inter Milan a permanent deal in next summer’s transfer window.
Argentine troublesome star Mauro Icardi moved to the Parc des Princes as deadline day approached last month after it became clear that he was not in the plans of new Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte. He has enjoyed a positive start to life in Paris, scoring seven goals in as many games across all competitions.
According to the Tuttomercatoweb, Paris Saint-Germain will take advantage of a clause in Icardi’s loan deal that allows them to sign the attacker on a permanent basis for €70 million. It is claimed that the French sidewill step up efforts to sign Icardi over December and January in an attempt to ward off interest from other clubs.
The striker was heavily linked with Juventus prior to joining the Parisians, as his relationship with the Nerazzurri seems to have reached the point of no return after he went on self-imposed exile last season, in response to losing the club’s captaincy. Recently, his wife and agent revealed he was even close to a shock AC Milan switch just remain in Italy.
PSG’s determination to keep Icardi comes against the backdrop of Neymar looking likely to once again seek a return to Barcelona next summer.