Video: Arsenal & Man City target bags double, but his wife will decide where he moves in January

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Arsenal and Manchester City transfer target Mauro Icardi scored twice on Saturday as Inter Milan defeated Udinese 4-0 away from home to extend their lead at the top of Serie A.

There was little to separate the two sides during the first 20 minutes, with the hosts crafting the best chance when Samir Handanovic was forced into an excellent save to deny Cyril Thereau.

However, Icardi—who was replaced at the break in the Nerazzurri’s defeat at Napoli last weekend—opened the scoring in the 23rd minuted when he profited from a dire backpass from Bruno Fernandes before firing past Orestis Karnezis.

Manchester City loanee Stevan Jovetic added a second following another defensive error—this time from Maurizio Domizzi—before Icardi made it three in the second half after a misplaced pass from Francesco Lodi.

Icardi’s had something of a troubled season so far in Italy, and rumours have been swirling that he is set for a switch to the Premier League in January.

The Metro report that both Arsenal and Manchester City are keen on the Argentine international—who’s not always had the easiest relationship with current Inter boss Roberto Mancini [Four Four Two]—while Tuttosport [via the Metro] note that it is Icardi’s partner Wanda Nara will have the final say over her husband’s destination.

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The tabloid report that Arsene Wenger has already had a £28.8 million bid for Icardi rejected, but will look to move again for the 22-year-old attacker imminently.

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