Report: Chelsea handed huge boost in their pursuit of No.9 deadly striker

Chelsea transfer target and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi has been informed by Inter Milan that he isn’t in their plans for next campaign.

According to a sports TV channel Sky Sports, Inter Milan have made it clear that Mauro will not be a part of their roster for the 2019/20 term, along with Belgium international Radja Nainggolan.

The report states that Italian giants Juventus board are keen on the forward, whilst Chelsea have been strongly linked with Icardi this year.

Mauro was stripped of the captaincy at Nerazzurri midway through the last term and dropped from the team for several weeks, after falling out with the club management.

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Manager Antonio Conte has now taken over at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium and one of his first jobs has been to tell Argentine striker that he will not be in his roster next season.

The Blues are currently under a two-window transfer embargo imposed upon them for breaching rules. However, they are still able to land players, the only issue being that they’d be unable to play for them until the 2020/21 term.

Meantime, Championship outfit Reading have reportedly entered the running to land versatile Chelsea midfielder Ethan Ampadu this summer transfer window.

Reliable journalist Courtney Friday shared the information on social media, claiming the Royals are interested in the teenager’s services ahead of the new campaign.

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Frank Lampard confirmed in his first press conference in Japan that Ampadu hadn’t travelled with the team because he’s looking at the possibility of the player going out on loan to receive regular minutes.

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