Kristjan Asllani’s agent confirmed ‘Empoli and Inter have agreed terms’ for the transfer. ‘It will just take a few days to finalise everything. What can be better than this?’
The deal is a loan for €4m with obligation to buy under certain circumstances for a further €10m at the end of the current campaign, along with a potential €2m in bonuses.
As part of the agreement, Empoli will also take striker Martin Satriano on loan for the 2022-23 season from the Inter youth academy.
“The meeting went well, it will just take a few days to finalise everything,” agent Elio Berti told reporters as he stood alongside fellow representative Luca Puccinelli.
“The two clubs have reached an agreement. All the parties are ready to move forward. We’re all happy when clubs like this are interested.”
He was also asked if there were other clubs interested in Asllani, for instance Milan, West Ham United and Leicester City.
In response, he turned and pointed to the Inter headquarters.
“We were here, what can be better?”
Asllani is only 20 years old, but already a senior Albania international who impressed in his debut Serie A season, having come through the Empoli youth academy.
The midfielder is seen as the back-up and eventual heir to Marcelo Brozovic.
#Inter – Terminato l’incontro per #Asllani, l’agente Elio #Berti: “Siamo stati informati che le società hanno trovato un accordo. C’è piena disponibilità da tutte le parti. Siamo tutti contenti. #Milan? Siamo qua all’Inter, meglio di qui…” @calciomercatoit pic.twitter.com/MknxxOa6gi
— Giorgio Musso (@GiokerMusso) June 17, 2022