Mauro Icardi is a perfect replacement for Victor Osimhen. Mauro Icardi of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has surfaced as a target for Napoli, who see him as a potential replacement for Victor Osimhen.
Icardi, 30, arrived permanently from Inter Milan in a contract worth up to €57 million in 2020, but he hasn’t been able to secure a spot at Parc des Princes. He played with Galatasaray on loan the previous season, helping them win the Super Lig with his 22 goals in 24 league games.
Icardi has reportedly emerged as a surprise transfer target for Napoli in the ongoing summer transfer season, according to Fichajes. He’s likely to be involved in a transfer controversy because Galatasaray also wants to sign him to a long-term contract.
If Napoli loses their top striker Victor Osimhen, the Argentine is reportedly seen as the best replacement. Napoli won the Serie A championship in 2022–2023.
Icardi, who has one year left on his PSG contract, could end up being a great addition to Napoli. As the club’s primary striker, he would face off against Giacomo Raspadori and Giovanni Simeone.
Additionally, the eight-cap Argentina international has previous Serie A experience. In 219 league games for Inter Milan and Sampdoria thus far, he has a respectable 121 goals and 31 assists.
In 92 games for the Ligue 1 winners, the two-time Serie A Golden Boot winner has scored 38 goals and provided 10 assists overall.
Osimhen, meanwhile, has already been connected to teams like PSG, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Bayern Munich.
Jose Mourinho wants Roma to rope in PSG midfielder ahead of next season:
Todofichajes claims that Jose Mourinho has instructed his club’s management to give priority to signing PSG midfielder Renato Sanches. As Georginio Wijnaldum’s loan period comes to an end, he is looking to strengthen his midfield.
Sanches, whose current contract is slated to end in June 2027, is rumored to be hoping to leave PSG to play more first-team football. He could compete with Lorenzo Pellegrini for the number 10 spot at Roma in addition to playing a deeper role there.
The 25-year-old star has had trouble making an impression at Parc des Princes after moving there for €15 million last summer from LOSC Lille. In his 27 games last season, he only made eight starts, totaling just 905 minutes.
Roma placed sixth in Serie A last year and advanced to the Europa League final, where they were defeated by Sevilla on penalties.
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