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INSIDER: Real Madrid can use Hakimi to trump Barcelona for Lautaro

Real Madrid are weighing up jumping into Barcelona's push to sign Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.

Real management are fans of Lautaro and are exploring the prospect of trumping long-time suitors Barca for the Argentina international.

"Real Madrid also really like him and maybe Achraf (Hakimi) was a first step in bringing the player," said Okdiario's football chief Eduardo Inda, referring to Inter's deal for former Real fullback Achraf Hakimi.

"The problem is that to make an operation of this type, Real Madrid would have to sell players for €200m - which is the objective they have this year in terms of sales."

Inter remain determined to only allow Lautaro to leave for his original €111m buyout clause.

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