Liverpool to batter Chelsea for Mauro Icardi Liverpool are ready to go head to head with Chelsea for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to Daily Star reports.
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Liverpool are ready to go head to head with Chelsea for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to Daily Star reports.
Daily Star reported that the Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is planning to offer 32 million pounds for Mauro Icardi who could be on his way out if Inter fails to grab a Champions League spot. The 21-year-old is rated at 32 million pounds according to the Italian club. Inter are also eyeing Liverpool midfielder Lucas Levia who could be used by Liverpool inIcardi's deal .
Inter Milan are struggling this season, currently on 9th spot with 25 points in 18 games. Six points behind the Champions League spot.
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is also keeping tabs on his situation, as per the reports. Didier Drogba is likely to announce his retirement at the end of the season and the Blues would be short of first team strikers.
Icardi has been a super talent for the Serie A side since his move from Sampdoria in 2013, He has netted 23 goals in 47 appearances in all competitions. While he has scored 10 goals in 16 starts in Serie A so far this term.
The Argentinean youngster was a part of Barcelona academy before his loan move to Sampdoria in 2011 which later turned into a permeant deal.