Barcelona’s humiliating Champions League exit to Bayern Munich has spurred on some more radical thinking at the La Liga runners up. The chase for Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez was sort of thought to be over before the defeat.
However, a humiliating defeat will make you rethink your strategy and come forward with new options. Barcelona are now reportedly willing to put Luis Suarez in the transfer deal alongside Sergio Busquets to get Lautaro Martinez.
The desire for Lautaro to come to Barcelona has never been lacking. The issue has simply come down to Barcelona’s lack of cash and willingness to include players that Inter found appealing. It’ll be fascinating to see how valuable Inter and Antonio Conte view both Busquets and Suarez.