Icardi to stay with Inter

Arsenal look set to suffer another setback on the transfer front after Mauro Icardi pledged his future to Inter Milan.

Arsenal: Icardi to stay with InterArsenal: Icardi to stay with Inter

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has already missed out on a number of strike targets this summer, and reports have claimed he could turn his attentions to Icardi.

Chelsea have also been heavily linked, but it looks as though the Argentine star is set to snub both clubs in favour of staying at the San Siro for the next three season.

Reports have suggested the 23-year-old’s new contract will run until the summer of 2021 and include a release clause of around 100m euros, which will only be available to foreign clubs.

Icardi, who joined Inter from Sampdoria in 2013, suggested in a social media post that he was set to stay for at least another three years and could even remain a Nerazzurri player beyond his new deal.

He wrote on both Twitter and Instagram: “New objectives, but always with the same love for this shirt for three years.. And for many more…”

The news comes as reports suggest today that Arsenal have also pulled the plug on their attempts to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette as they cannot agree a fee.

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