Date: 2nd December 2016 at 3:00pm
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Arsenal have made further enquiries for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to Hector Andreu of

The Gunners were linked to a move for the Argentinian last summer but a move never materialised.

The Spanish website reports that Arsenal have enquired about the possibility of signing the 23-year-old for €40m but Inter Milan have “laughed” off the approach, and are looking for a figure much closer to the player’s €110m transfer release clause.

Icardi only signed a new five year contract until 2021 in October, with the new release clause inserted into the deal. The Sun reported back in August that the Gunners had bid £30m for the forward, and were willing to include striker Olivier Giroud as part of the deal, but no agreement was made between the two clubs.

Inter are now owned by Chinese consortium the Suning Group and it is unlikely they will allow one of their key assets to be sold on the cheap, especially as the player has scored 14 goals in 19 games so far this campaign.