Mauro Icardi has been tipped to become this summer’s “big transfer”.
That’s according to respected Italian agent Federico Pastorello, who claims the striker will leave Inter Milan at the end of the season.
Icardi, 24, has scored a brilliant 18 goals in 22 Serie A appearances this season.
And that form is believed to have attracted interest from current La Liga champions Real Madrid.
The Spaniards are reported to be plotting a huge overhaul of their underperforming squad.
And Icardi could be chosen as the man to lead the line after spending five years at the San Siro.
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The former Sampdoria man is also set to get the nod ahead of Juventus’ Gonzalo Higuain for a place in Argentina’s World Cup squad.
And an impressive showing in Russia could see his value skyrocket, as well as boost interest in his signature.
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Icardi was the top Serie A scorer in 2015, and Pastorello reckons he’s now destined for greatness in another league.
The agent said: “Icardi? He’ll be the summer’s big transfer.”