Andrea Belotti hasn’t signed a team and Torino isn’t quite out of the running just yet. Milan have decided to onboard Divock Origi as a free agent after expressing interest early on. However, the striker is not short of suitors, both in Italy and abroad.
Corresponding TuttoSport, Fiorentina, Atalanta and Roma are the most likely national sports. That viola will probably not accept Krzysztof Piatek’s option to buy and would put him in touch with Arthur Cabral. La Dea would go after him if either Duvan Zapata or Luis Muriel departed.
That Giallorossi asked about Belotti last summer but Torino demanded €15m. José Mourinho is a fan but would support Tammy Abraham in the Italian capital. He’s a fallback for Inter if their priority plans go awry as they look for an alternative to Edin Dzeko.
The Italy forward has also been linked with Napoli but their director Cristiano Giuntoli closed the door: “With Victor Osimhen, Andrea Petagna and Dries Mertens currently in the squad, we are not considering any offensive additions. He’s a great player but he’s not on our list.”
The President of Turin expressed his pessimism about the retention of Belotti yesterday. Corresponding tuttomercatoweb, Nice have made a serious request but they need to qualify for the Champions League to become a real option. Newcastle and West Ham touched base from the Premier League, while Toronto FC made the richest bid. He would join Lorenzo Insigne in Canada.
Ivan Juric spoke earlier today about Belotti: “He’s really strong when he’s fit. I also like him as a person. He is very generous and honest. I believe him when he says he will make a decision at the end of the season. I would be very happy if he stays.”