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Barca eyeing a move for €111m star as Suarez replacement

La Liga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/02/2020

Barcelona eyeing amove to sign €111m rated superstar striker Lautaro Martinez end of the season as Luis Suarez longtime replacement at Nou Camp.

The 22-year-old forward has been in impressive form for Antonio Conte's Inter Milan this season up until now after netting 16 goals and giving four assists in 28 appearances overall in all competitions.

Barcelona have been connected to Martinez for some time now and a report from Italian outlet Calciomercato claims that the La Liga giant will attempt to sign him throughout the late last month but refuse to meet his release clause. 

Martinez has built up himself as among the best strikers in Serie A and there is little uncertainty greater clubs will be interested in his signature but the Spanish club have eager to go for all to bring the Argentina international to Nou Camp which they see as an ideal long-term candidate for Luis Suarez who isn't a long way from his mid-30s.

Martinez would be a fine addition to Barcelona's squad gave them figure out how to sign him and he would give the Uruguayan some hardened competition for a spot in the starting eleven.

The striker fails to found of the net in 1-0 defeat to Napoli in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinals but hopes to continue his scintillating form this weekend when Inter take visit Stadio Olimpico in their Serie A encounter on Sunday. 

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