Premier League duo send scouts to watch Mauro Icardi

Published Add your comment

Football News

Corriere dello Sport believe that Manchester City and Chelsea had representatives at last night's game between Inter Milan and Celtic in order to scout Argentine forward Mauro Icardi.

The young striker has gone from strength to strength after joining the Milan club from Sampdoria in 2013. To date he has scored an impressive 14 goals in his last 23 appearances and like his fellow countryman Pablo Dybala is not only piquing the interest of Europe's elite clubs but drawing comparisons to Manchester City frontman Sergio Aguero.


£32m is the figure being passed around, which would be a much cheaper option than what Palermo are rumoured to want for Dybala.

On the speculation over his future Icardi said: "I'm not interested in rumours, what counts is winning with Inter.


"But if the ones are real about Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool then I'd be honoured, because they are big clubs, but I'm already in a great team where I can win something important.

"I would certainly like to play in the Champions League, it's what every player wants and it would give me a boost towards wearing the shirt of Argentina."

Icardi will hope for an impressive display in front of the on looking scouts, if not to enhance his own reputation, then to make sure Inter head into the next round of the Europa League.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Manchester City
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again