Barcelona are believed to have not given up as Koeman told the board he want them to buy Lautaro Martinez to replace Luis Suarez. The new Barca coach told Suarez that he is not in his Barca plans and he must find himself a new club. Though Suarez has a one year left on his contract with an option to extend if he plays 60 percent of Barca’s games. Sources slide to the situation have learned that Suarez is willing to depart with the club and is willing to sit down and negotiate his exit . Though the club will have to pay his £14 million for his reminder of his existing contract. Goal.com confirm Barcelona are preparing a final offer for Lautaro Martinez.
It is believed Inter Milan are not ready to part ways with the Argentine star as he was a regular last season under Antonio Conte. His partnership with Romelu Lukaku has seen the Italian giants reach the Uefa Europa league final last season although they lost to Spanish side Sevilla. The source said Inter Milan value Martinez at £90 million that Barca must pay to have their target. It is believed Barca will try to sell Suarez to Juventus and try to recoup some kind of compensation from the Turin giants and raise the money to buy striker Lautaro Martinez to replace Luis Suarez. Mundo Deportivo reported that Martinez remains at the top of Barcelona’s wishlist, with the Argentine seen as a complete Centre forward in the precise mould the club are looking for. It remain to be seen if Barca have the money to bring Martinez at Camp Nou.