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You say this like Arsenal wasn't just one result away from winning the Premier League last year and has generally shown progress every year under Arteta. Lautaro would actually fill the one glaring hole they still have - lack of a proper #9 - although Lautaro's also unproven in Europe playing as a single striker so there's that.
Lauti is everything but a proper #9

Also, arsenal sucks ass.
 

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Already explained it in the post you are quoting.


I don't think you understood what my point was.

Stop sending documentaries.

All I said was that if he is driven by money, his best option is Saudi Arabia. I didn't say nothing about economics and shady deals. Saudis can offer him more than every European team.

Lauti is in his prime and he will be treated as such. See the deals the rest of big names got. Don't nitpick.

Ding dong.
 

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The best replacement would be Zirkzee, he and Thuram would ruin the league, if we sell Lautaro for 100m+ and buy Zirkzee for 40m, maybe someone else in the deal as Marotta likes, it would be perfect. Santiago Gimenez is an expensive direct replacement, but I'm not sure if it's worth paying 60-70m for him. What do you think about it?
With Zirkzee and Thuram we would need a goalscorer. Zirkzee and Thuram aren’t a guarantee for goals. Gimenez is a poacher, but his lack of form in 2024 is worrying. Thanks to that his price will be nowhere near 70 mln. For 40 mln he’s gone.
 

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You say this like Arsenal wasn't just one result away from winning the Premier League last year and has generally shown progress every year under Arteta. Lautaro would actually fill the one glaring hole they still have - lack of a proper #9 - although Lautaro's also unproven in Europe playing as a single striker so there's that.
His only options are staying at Inter, or moving or to Real, Barcelona or maybe PSG.

If Arsenal is an option then maybe we're better off if he goes...
 

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I indeed do think Lautaro is gone. The recent past learnt us that this much noise in the media isn’t a good sign, indeed the opposite.

But we also should question ourself if selling Lautaro for 150 mln or something is a bad thing? I love Lautaro but he still is inconsistent over the whole season. With that amount we can buy two of Openda, Sesko and Zirkzee for example.

I would add to that list Jonathan David who is coming from another productive season and has an expiring contract.
 

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If we are talking sale, we ain't getting 150mln for him, though. Max we could get is 100mln imo, maybe even a bit less. As other people mentioned, he just doesn't have that draw and raw talent osimhen has, for example, that shoots the price into the stratosphere.
 

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If I were him I’d ask Inter to raise it to €9,5mio and donate €2,5mio into his charitable foundation. Inter gets a tax credit for the donation. He’ll earn massive respect and he can always give himself a CEO position and pay himself over the next 40 years. Then again footballers only want money today…
 

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I don't think you understood what my point was.

Stop sending documentaries.

All I said was that if he is driven by money, his best option is Saudi Arabia. I didn't say nothing about economics and shady deals. Saudis can offer him more than every European team.

Lauti is in his prime and he will be treated as such. See the deals the rest of big names got. Don't nitpick.

Ding dong.
Saudi Arabia is the best choice only if he totally disregard facts. Some foreign players are already leaving because they are not getting paid. Not all players are not getting paid, but the facts are the facts.

Maybe it's not going to happen to him, but that's a big if in a league that is already failing. That is why I think PSG or Real Madrid would ultimately be better options. Or even an EPL club
 

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If we are talking sale, we ain't getting 150mln for him, though. Max we could get is 100mln imo, maybe even a bit less. As other people mentioned, he just doesn't have that draw and raw talent osimhen has, for example, that shoots the price into the stratosphere.
Osimhen had 1 good season with 20+ goals ... all the others were 10-15. No one really cared about him untill their magical last year.
There is one thing not agreeing with Lautaro's demands and another to simply hate and shit on him. I would never take Osimhen over Lautaro.
 

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Lautaro right now going to Aguero or Suarez path. Just like Mbappe and Haaland as CR7 and Messi path. We cannot replace him with another striker because almost no one have trait like him.
 

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Osimhen had 1 good season with 20+ goals ... all the others were 10-15. No one really cared about him untill their magical last year.
There is one thing not agreeing with Lautaro's demands and another to simply hate and shit on him. I would never take Osimhen over Lautaro.
Nobody here hates on no one, it's a matter of personal preference. It would be like me calling you an osimhen hater after you stated you prefer lautaro. See how dumb that is?

What I do know for sure is how supply and demand works during mercato, and nine times out of ten, players like osimhen are a bigger draw simply because of their characteristics. If that simple fact makes me a hater, so be it.
 

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For a striker his main characteristic would be scoring. Lautaro was a second striker for quite a while and still scored more than Osimhen.
So which are those characteristics that you are mentioning ?
Supply and demand also takes into account availability. Osimhen is available and even has a release clause, Lautaro was not.
 

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Osimhen had 1 good season with 20+ goals ... all the others were 10-15. No one really cared about him untill their magical last year.
There is one thing not agreeing with Lautaro's demands and another to simply hate and shit on him. I would never take Osimhen over Lautaro.
When you only watch Lautaro and stats counting on the others it's hard to compare. One is good doesn't mean all the others are bad.
I know you don't watch coz Osimhen stats is never the thing to be look at first.
He is more physical and built fitting perfectly to the lone striker role, while Lauti isn't. That makes Osi a more favorable option for most teams with fat pocket like PSG. Especially when the salary is much less.
 

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🚨🚨🎙️ @GuarroPas to @fcin1908it:

“Yesterday, I was told about a very strange contact between Lautaro’s agent and [Marcelo] Simonian. Simonian (an agent) has always been a figure very close to PSG, especially in operations between Italy and France. Yesterday, someone very trustworthy told me that there was contact between Simonian and Lautaro’s agent. This could be a coincidence, but it would be a very strange case.” 🇦🇷
 

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If we are talking sale, we ain't getting 150mln for him, though. Max we could get is 100mln imo, maybe even a bit less. As other people mentioned, he just doesn't have that draw and raw talent osimhen has, for example, that shoots the price into the stratosphere.
PSG just paid 95 mln for fucking Kolo Muani, after just one good season. Lautaro is among the best 10 centre forwards in the world for the past 3 seasons now.

I agree that Osimhen for 120 mln makes more sense than Lautaro for 150 mln, but if we don’t get a minimum of 120 mln (especially from PSG) for Lautaro in this market, we attempt to rob ourself.
 

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In my opinion, this season is the best of what LM10 can do.
If Inter can sell him for a high price, then I say, do it. - It can create even more depth to this Inter team (Zirkzee, Gudmonsson,...)
 

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Sell him to PSG for 100+ unless Saudis take over and give him 12. Fucking captain.
 

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We’re taking the right stance here. We’re offering our max to our captain, who we clearly want to keep, but we’re at our limit financially. Lautaro will have to decide if the armband and the club are worth the 5-10 mil euro more he’d be earning in a more financially capable club. The balls in his court, but we also shouldn’t be so quick to draw conclusions. There are plenty of non-substantiated things being floated around in the press.
 
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