Lautaro Martinez

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Some posters forget that he hardly gets rested. There was an article in the Athletic talking about the demands put on players with ever burgeoning fixture lists for the various competitions. Lautaro was specifically mentioned in terms of minutes played and the distance he travels to also go to Argentina games.

Players are not robots. We can not expect him to play most games in a full fixture list without a drop off in performance, its unreasonable. That is why his form dips for around two months every season. It has nothing to do with him supposedly not being world class.
 

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Every club in the world apart from Man City & PSG have formal or informal salary caps.
we know everyone has one, but they don't explicitly say it all the time to the press
 

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Some posters forget that he hardly gets rested. There was an article in the Athletic talking about the demands put on players with ever burgeoning fixture lists for the various competitions. Lautaro was specifically mentioned in terms of minutes played and the distance he travels to also go to Argentina games.

Players are not robots. We can not expect him to play most games in a full fixture list without a drop off in performance, its unreasonable. That is why his form dips for around two months every season. It has nothing to do with him supposedly not being world class.
You sound like he's forced to, but he's not. He had the chance to rest for some unimportant games, but chose not to. How can I tell? Because he got so pissed off in games where he performed poorly due to tiredness, multiple times.
 

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So basically he want 10. And people freaked out cause of literally nothing.
What's your source? Today GdS just says Inter gives an ultimatum of 10m net and still no agreement.
So the 12m+2m each year source seems more reliable.
 

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So basically he want 10. And people freaked out cause of literally nothing.
Lol it’s not “literally nothing”. Everything you’re hearing right now are estimates likely based on conjecture. Because whatever the amount is, and I’m guessing it’s slightly outrageous given the length of time it’s taking to get this done, the management has looked at the books and it’s definitely not feasible. If it was reasonable to them, this thing would have been sorted since before we started hearing about it last year - as Marotta typically likes to deal with stuff before the media gets a running start on it and the Skriniar situation reflected badly on him after that prolonged debacle.

I myself would like to see the final numbers or decision, at least to get a clearer idea of what the club’s bottom line is.
 

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It seems that the difference remains around 3mln, which is huge imo.
I don't know, why they keep scheduling meetings? It's is clear that Inter won't go over 10mln, so just offer him the max, and if he doesn't agree just sell him asap.
No need to wait till August for that.
 

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It seems that the difference remains around 3mln, which is huge imo.
I don't know, why they keep scheduling meetings? It's is clear that Inter won't go over 10mln, so just offer him the max, and if he doesn't agree just sell him asap.
No need to wait till August for that.
Scheduling meetings is for the negotiations. What we're "witnessing" now is negotiations. And it's not like they talk about one number there, there are multitude of things written in these contracts. The baseline is of course important since that defines are they on the same page. But given they are negotiating, it could mean there is no hard limit how low the base salary can be.

It's start of June (almost) so maybe not worry about August yet. :D

I start to officially worry a bit if Lautaro leaves to Copa America without a contract and without a decision by the club to sell him. Optimally the latter could happen sooner, but at the latest the moment Lautaro steps on the plane.
 

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It seems that the difference remains around 3mln, which is huge imo.
I don't know, why they keep scheduling meetings? It's is clear that Inter won't go over 10mln, so just offer him the max, and if he doesn't agree just sell him asap.
No need to wait till August for that.

Oaktree has implemented new key performance indicators for Lord Marotta and myself. By driving engagement on social media, we are helping grow club revenue, and this will be reflected in our bonuses. So we are confident we can conclude the Lautaro matter earliest by the time the new season start, giving FIF plenty of time to consider all factors. Rest assured, your continued engagement on FIF helps the club, thank you.
 

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Oaktree has implemented new key performance indicators for Lord Marotta and myself. By driving engagement on social media, we are helping grow club revenue, and this will be reflected in our bonuses. So we are confident we can conclude the Lautaro matter earliest by the time the new season start, giving FIF plenty of time to consider all factors. Rest assured, your continued engagement on FIF helps the club, thank you.
Btw one key metric of you lot is the follower number of INTER JECTIONS podcast Twitter account and the engagement of its tweets so I'm here to help

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Follow this shit and like and retweet the tweets. 🙏
 

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People who are saying there was an overreaction need to be reminded that negotiations for barella contract are happening at this very moment as we are discussing lautaro and his agent behavior here.

The only thing media is speculating in that case is whether barella is gonna receive the blowjob from his wife before or after the signature. Hope the point is clear to some... There are ways and then there are "ways".
 

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People who are saying there was an overreaction need to be reminded that negotiations for barella contract are happening at this very moment as we are discussing lautaro and his agent behavior here.

The only thing media is speculating in that case is whether barella is gonna receive the blowjob from his wife before or after the signature. Hope the point is clear to some... There are ways and then there are "ways".
Yes, Barella's agent has taken a different path for the renewal. And the parameters are more aligned with the club's finances. So it's different kind of negotiation. With Lautaro, the demand is higher, goes over the limits of the club and the agent wants to fight for the money. If Lautaro asked for 7-8m, it would be the same as with Barella, probably.
 

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Yes, Barella's agent has taken a different path for the renewal. And the parameters are more aligned with the club's finances. So it's different kind of negotiation. With Lautaro, the demand is higher, goes over the limits of the club and the agent wants to fight for the money. If Lautaro asked for 7-8m, it would be the same as with Barella, probably.
Didn't lautaro agent openly flirt with barca last time there were contract negotiations for his salary. Numbers were not that big back then. It has nothing to do with sums and everything to do with the way they handle business.

And ok it's a legit move to do that, but then you can bet your ass i m gonna have some precious words for our captain and a dude who is apparently attached to our shirt...
 

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You sound like he's forced to, but he's not. He had the chance to rest for some unimportant games, but chose not to. How can I tell? Because he got so pissed off in games where he performed poorly due to tiredness, multiple times.
This is a silly post that makes little sense. For a player looking to establish himself in the Argentine National team who is looking to get paid 10 million per season for his club, there are no "unimportant" games, every game counts.
 

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He could've won a CL here as well.
Yeah, if he scored or at least assisted. He did not. To be fair, I don't feel like he even deserves 10M,
Lautaro should keep working hard to reach that level of well-deserved 10M.
It's probably his agent pushing it based on Vlahovic's increasing contract. Vlahovic scored only 16 in Serie and will earn 12M starting next season.

What amuse me most is the fact that Lautaro is well aware of the financial situation of the club and still request a salary that is certainly beyond our limit.
That's his agent again, promising him the best deal possible. The club can get rid of other high earners like Correa to make room for his increase.

GdS:
Inter do not want to enter the pre-season preparations without setting up a new contract for Lautaro Martinez, so have booked in a new meeting with Camano for the coming days, pushing to try and set up a new deal.

Whilst the club don’t want to rush things too much, they’ve asked his agent to speed things up in order to resolve the situation as soon as possible.
10M should settle this.
 

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Scheduling meetings is for the negotiations. What we're "witnessing" now is negotiations. And it's not like they talk about one number there, there are multitude of things written in these contracts. The baseline is of course important since that defines are they on the same page. But given they are negotiating, it could mean there is no hard limit how low the base salary can be.

It's start of June (almost) so maybe not worry about August yet. :D

I start to officially worry a bit if Lautaro leaves to Copa America without a contract and without a decision by the club to sell him. Optimally the latter could happen sooner, but at the latest the moment Lautaro steps on the plane.
I agree, but this is not since yesterday. There are already couple of months with reports about his renewal.
I noticed that this is an usual practice since Marotta came. Almost everytime there is long negotiating process.
 
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