Moratti Looking at Messi or Dybala to Replace Lautaro


Former Inter chairman Massimo Moratti has claimed that if Barcelona player Lautaro Martinez leaves the club Lionel Messi or Juventus frontman Paulo Dybala would be his choice for replacing the striker.

“If Messi arrives, awesome,” Moratti told Gazzetta dello Sport in an interview. “If it is difficult to sign Leo, then I would choose Dybala to take Toro’s (Lautaro’s) position.”

The former Nerazzurri is doubtful as to who he should put in as a backup. Dybala, incidentally has just recovered from being infected by the coronavirus.

Barca’s curiosity in Lautaro has been well established for some time, with the current Liga champions having placed the Argentine attacker at the top of their transfer wish-list. The 22-year-old would replace as a long-term successor Luis Suarez at Camp Nou.

Apart from the budgetary issues caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the main problem in the minds of most citizens is to ensure the safety of teams, personnel and employees participating in matches.


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