Inter signs Argentina forward Correa from Lazio

Inter said Correa has signed until June 2025 and the 27-year-old could be available for Friday's Serie A trip to Verona.

Italian champion Inter Milan has signed Argentina forward Joaquin Correa from Lazio on an initial loan deal with an obligation to make the transfer permanent. (FILE PHOTO)   -  AP

Inter Milan has signed Argentina forward Joaquin Correa on an initial loan deal from Lazio with an obligation to make the transfer permanent, the two Serie A clubs announced on Thursday.

Lazio said the loan deal is worth five million euros ($5.87 million) and Inter will buy him for 25 million euros.

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Inter said Correa has signed until June 2025 and the 27-year-old could be available for Friday's Serie A trip to Verona.

Correa has been reunited with former Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi, under whom he played 38 times last season in all competitions, scoring 11 goals and grabbing six assists.

Italian champion Inter is at the top of Serie A after beating Genoa 4-0 in its opening fixture.

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