Inter Milan won’t have to sell any of their key players in the summer despite the financial blow that accompanied the Champions League exit.

The Nerazzurri were hoping to replicate last season’s memorable European by going far in the competition.

A 1-0 win in the first leg gave them a slim advantage. However, it was Atletico Madrid who prevailed in the end.

Diego Simeone’s men pulled off a comeback in front of their raucous supporters to force extra time. They eventually bested the Italian giants on penalty shootouts.

Aside from the sporting disappointment, the premature Champions League elimination will heavily weigh on the club’s coffers.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport via FcInter1908, exiting Europe’s elite club competition from the Round of 16 will cost the club around 20 million euros.

This figure includes UCL prize money that the club missed out on (as detailed in yesterday’s report) as well as reduced matchday revenues.

Inter Milan Won’t Have To Sell Their Star Player In The Summer Despite Champions League Exit

Yet, the pink newspaper insists that Inter won’t find themselves in a situation where they’d be forced to sell their star players.

In other words, the Serie A leaders might end up selling one or more players for the right price. But it won’t be a mandatory transaction.

However, the reduced revenues might deprive the club’s director of some maneuvering room on the market.

In any case, the Nerazzurri have already secured the services of Piotr Zielinski and Mehdi Taremi. The duo should join as free agents once their respective contracts with Napoli and Porto expire.