Gianluca Scamacca seemed destined for the jump to a top Italian club this summer but things have fallen quiet in recent weeks, raising doubts about his future.
Back in the January transfer window, the 23-year-old Italian forward reportedly turned down multiple offers from abroad as he was convinced that he could earn himself a move to one of the biggest clubs in Italy like Juventus, Milan or Inter. Scamacca had an impressive season under Alessio Dionisi, scoring 16 goals in 36 Serie A games, and he looks set to take over the number nine role with Italy.
La Gazzetta dello Sport details how Scamacca’s €45m price tag scared off Juventus, Milan or Inter, leading all three clubs to focus on other targets instead. The 23-year-old now has to decide if he wants to stay with Sassuolo or move to a foreign club.
West Ham have explored a possible deal and don’t seem too concerned about his price tag, whilst Paris Saint-Germain also remain keen, although they’re waiting for players to be sold before they’d consider a move.
Staying with Sassuolo wouldn’t be the end of the world for Scamacca as he’d continue to receive consistent minutes under Dionisi. He’d also still receive a call-up to the Italian national team, so it may be preferable for him to stay in Italy for the time being over a risky move abroad.
Gazzetta – Scamacca, la richiesta del Sassuolo ha spaventato anche l'Inter: il punto sul futuro dell'attaccante https://t.co/6OXECMYWCX
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