Turkish Galatasaray striker Argentinian Mauro Icardi may join Real Madrid in the upcoming winter transfer market, according to his agent and lawyer Elio Letrio Pino.
Spanish newspaper Marca quoted Turkish counterpart Fanatic as reporting that Pino claimed that there were ongoing talks between Icardi and Real about a possible move to the Santiago Bernabeu in January.
Icardi’s agent said, “I am in Madrid now. Real Madrid has not made any formal offer to Icardi, but we are talking to team officials.”
He continued, “Next Monday I will go to Istanbul to meet with Galatasaray vice-president Eldon Taimur… and then I will spend some time with Mauro. I can’t say anything at the moment.”
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The former Argentina international (30 years old) has represented Turkey in 21 appearances in various local and mainland competitions this season, scoring 16 goals, including two goals in the Champions League and providing 5 assists.
The former Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain striker proved he still has a lot to offer after scoring 23 goals and eight assists last season.
Real Madrid have been facing a shortage of players since the start of the season, and the situation has been complicated by Vinicius’ injury. He will not return until February next year, so the club will be forced to make a deal in Real Madrid. Offensive line level.