EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea make first contact for Icardi
Calciomercato.com has exclusively learned that Chelsea have made first contact for the Argentinean hit-man who is a target of Arsenal an Napoli as well.
Antonio Conte is desperate to add some depth to Chelsea’s attacking department after the arrival of Michy Batshauyi and has identified the former Sampdoria star as a possible new signing given that negotiations for Romelu Lukaku have led nowhere till now.
Although the Gunners have failed to make an official bid for the 23-year-old striker, Napoli have already put on the table € 60 million or € 40 million plus Italian striker Manolo Gabbiadini.
The partenopei will meet Wanda Nara again this week to have an updated on Icardi’s status at Inter after that the club sacked Roberto Mancini to hire Franck De Boer earlier this week.
Pasquale Guarro, translated by Lorenzo Bettoni @lorebetto