Inter are hoping that young striker Martin Satriano is able to follow in the footsteps of Andrea Pinamonti with his loan move to Empoli next season.

This according to yesterday’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, who report that the Nerazzurri are aiming to have Satriano develop to the point where he is either ready for the first team, or can be sold for a big capital gain following the loan.

Satriano is all set to join Empoli, with the 21-year-old ready for his first regular Serie A action after having impressed in his loan spell at Brest over the second half of last season.

The Uruguayan follows Pinamonti, who enjoyed a breakout campaign for the Tuscans last season, and now looks set for a big money move to a club in Serie A or elsewhere in Europe.

Pinamonti had yet to really find his feet in the senior game prior to his loan move, and how he has more than proven that he is adept at the Serie A level.

Inter will hoping to see something similar from Pinamonti, but they could be aiming even higher than this, as the Uruguayan is still seen as a player with the potential to be a striker in their first team, and could begin to show it for Empoli.