3 French League Stars Closer to Inter Milan
The players of the French League, or Ligue 1, are currently inundated with interest. AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) into two clubs whose players are the bestsellers.
Monaco, for example, continues to be bombarded by wealthy European clubs as many of its players are targeted. Among them are Kylian Mbappe, Thomas Lemar, Radamel Falcao, and Fabinho. Previously they had lost Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva (to Manchester City), and Tlemoue Bakayoko (to Chelsea).
PSG is also no less. There are at least seven penggawanya currently being targeted by European clubs. They include Marco Verratti, Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, Blaise Matuidi, Adrien Rabiot, Serge Aurier, and Javier Pastore.
Not only PSG and Monaco, exports of players are also performed other Ligue 1 clubs, such as Olympique Lyon, Nice, Caen, Marseille, and others. Lyon off Alexander Lacazette to Arsenal and Corentin Tolisso to Bayern Munich. Next, there are still some more players coming out. One of the goals is the Italian giants, namely Inter Milan. Anyone who docked Inter? Here are three of them.
1. Dalbert Henrique
Of the many transfer rumors that developed about the players from Ligue 1, moving left-back Nice, Dalbert Henrique to Inter Milan is the closest to reality.
According to the latest news, Inter and Nice have reached a price agreement at 20 million euros and the Brazilian will undergo medical tests tomorrow, Tuesday (08/08/2017). Dalbert will earn a salary of 1.1 million euros per season with a five-year contract.
Dalbert is a Brazilian club academy dropout player, Bara Mansa. The 23-year-old has also defended Fluminense before moving to Europe and joining Portuguese club Academico Viseu in 2013. In 2015 he left for Vitoria Guimareas and in 2016 he joined Nice.
Just a year defending Nice, Dalbert is about to leave. However, the sale will give a significant profit for Nice because it was purchased for only 1.7 million euros.
2. Yann Karamoh
While awaiting Dalbert’s arrival, Inter Milan are also eyeing Caen’s young striker Yann Karamoh. The French Under-21 international has become one of the players from the French league targeted by Inter at the moment.
Inter desire is apparently in line with the mind of the 19-year-old teenager, who is also reportedly interested to join Mauro Icardi et al.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Karamoh even rejected offers from wealthy Premier League clubs, such as Manchester City and Arsenal, for Inter’s sake. I Nerazzuri then was in the forefront to get the Ivory Coast’s French players.
Caen was mentioned fixing the price of 10 million euros for Karamoh. But Inter can force Caen to receive only 5 million euros, given the player’s contract will expire in June next year. In this case, Caen will avoid the departure of Karamoh for free if not immediately sold.
Karamoh is a college dropout player Caen. He penetrated the senior team since 2015. His name began to seize the attention of major European clubs thanks to his impressive performance last season, where he scored 5 goals and 4 assists in 35 matches in Ligue 1.
3. Issa Diop
Besides Karamoah, another young player from Ligue 1 who also wants Inter is the Toulouse defender Issa Diop. The 20-year-old has been Inter’s target since last month. However, due to the middle focus of Dalbert, I Nerazzuri still delaying negotiations with Toulouse.
Diop is the captain of the U-20 French national team, and also has collected four caps for the U-21 national team. In the French league, Diop has played in 51 matches, and so far has contributed 3 goals and 2 assists since 2015.
Diop is a player of the Toulouse soccer academy, and is currently under contract until June 2020.
In addition to Inter, Diop is also targeted by Juventus, Manchester City and Real Madrid.