Inter have made an approach towards Juventus target Gabriel Barbosa.
“We have spoken with Inter, but to date we have not received any official offer from them” said Barbosa’s personal agent Wagner Ribeiro to Sky Sports.
Inter Sporting Director Piero Ausilio made a phone call to ascertain the value of the player and necessary costs. €25 million is the asking price for the 19 year-old Brazilian starlet.
Ausilio has connections with the player’s agents and the player himself. Kia Joorabchian and his agents (including Ribeiro) were contacted by the club after Ausilio’s go ahead to come to an understanding.
Juventus have an agreement with the player on the grounds of contract details, however, not with the club and agents. Gabigol’s father (who plays an integral role in the negotiations) is adamant that the player will only be transferred permanently and not on loan to a European club.
The attacker only wants to play first team football with assurance.
So far Juventus have not come forward with the €25 million, and Inter have not yet made an official approach either. Inter are reportedly willing to make a €30 million offer to beat out the Turin club. All parties await further developments between clubs.
Source: Sky Sports
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