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Chelsea to pay £100m to sign Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi?

Chelsea are reportedly prepared to pay close to £100m to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, but the striker would prefer a move to European champions Real Madrid.

Premier League champions Chelsea are prepared to spend close to £100m to prise Mauro Icardi away from Inter Milan, according to a report.

The Blues intend to add further attacking firepower in the New Year to partner club-record signing Alvaro Morata, who was brought in from Real Madrid in a £70m summer deal.

Chelsea are willing to cough up a near nine-figure sum to land Icardi, with The Sun reporting that Inter will be powerless to prevent a mid-season transfer.

Argentina international Icardi is understood to have a £98.2m release clause in his contract, although the Nerazzurri hope to offer him improved terms before the transfer window reopens in January.

However, the same report claims that Icardi - who has 11 goals in 12 Serie A outings this term - would prefer a move to Real Madrid if the European champions come calling.

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