Real set to rival Man Utd for first signing under Zidane

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/03/2019

Real Madrid set for first signing under Zinedine Zidane as they aim to rival Manchester United for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi signature, according to report in Marca.

The Argentine forward is set to quit Inter Milan following a contract dispute with Inter Milan directors. Real Madrid is willing to go all out to secure the signature of the 26-year-old forward to add some reinforcement to their attack.

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The Spanish giant is prepared to meet the asking price of £86m valuation from Inter Milan, Juventus is also in the fray to sign the former Barcelona star.

Icardi has scored 122 goals in 210 appearances for Inter Milan, he was recently stripped of the captaincy and has not featured in the last month and he is looking for a way out of the club, he could be tempted to join Real Madrid knowing how far the Los Blancos is desperate to sign a centre forward.