Football Italia reported earlier today that Inter Milan have agreed to a deal with Argentinian side Boca Juniors for striker Jonathan Calleri.
The report claims that the two sides are in the process of completing a deal which would bring the 22-year-old striker to the San Siro, and that the move could be finalized as early as next week.
Argentine news outlet TodoNoticias reported that the Nerazzurri beat out the likes of English side Tottenham Hotspur to win the young player's signature.
Football Italia also noted that Inter have already filled all of their non-EU slots for the 2015-16 season, so if the deal does indeed go through Inter would probably have to loan Calleri to another Serie A side until the end of the season.
Calleri has done will with Boca Juniors over the past two seasons, and has netted 10 goals in 19 starts this season in the Argentinian top-flight division.
If true, I think this is an interesting move. If Calleri goes on loan for six months and then is available at the beginning of next season does that mean that a big Mauro Icardi sell is in the cards? Especially when there are rumors floating around that Man City are prepared to offer €40 million for him next summer?
I'm still not sold on selling Icardi. I understand money is a thing, but I would sure hate to see Maurito leave just when the club is really beginning to find its feet again.