The Argentina international has been linked with an exit from the club, but he has now dropped a major hint he is staying
Mauro Icardi has dropped a huge hint that he will stay at Inter Milan.
The Argentina striker has been heavily linked with an exit from the Serie A giants this summer, with Juventus and Real Madrid continually mooted as potential destinations.
However, Icardi has now issued a cryptic update on his Instagram page, posting two photos, one with the caption “to be continued”.
The 25-year-old has spent five years at Inter, having joined the club from Sampdoria in 2013, and the club are keen to reward their captain with a new contract.
The club’s chief executive Alessandro Antonello also recently confirmed that there had been no offers from Serie A rivals Juventus for Icardi.
Antonello told Rai Gr Parlamento: “Icardi is the captain of Inter and there’s a contract in place.
“There’s a willingness on both sides to discuss a renewal, we’ll meet in the next few weeks to go down that road and hope for the satisfaction of both parties.
“Offers? So far none have arrived.”
Icardi enjoyed an excellent season in Italy, scoring 29 goals in just 34 games in Serie A.
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However, he was left out of Argentina’s final squad for the 2018 World Cup, despite being included in the preliminary list of 30 players. Cristian Pavon was selected ahead of Icardi, however, in the final 23.
Argentina then flattered to deceive in Russia, only just escaping their group after a 1-1 draw with Iceland, a 3-0 loss to Croatia and a narrow 2-1 victory over Nigeria.
A 4-3 defeat to France in the knockout stages eliminated Lionel Messi and Co in the last 16, with Les Bleus now in the semi-final, where they will face Belgium.