Retegui was the subject of speculation from giants such as Inter and Napoli, but he ultimately chose Genoa, having consulted Argentine icon Diego Milito.

Retegui Senior Denies Milan Links, Mentions Surprise Suitors

Following news of Roberto Mancini calling up Tigre striker Mateo Retegui to the Azzurri national team, interest in the Argentine-Italian striker has bloomed. However, as his father Carlos Retegui reveals, there were contacts with interested suitors before the 23-year-old forward heard from Mancini: "Mateo is very happy with the call-up."