AC Milan have made Renato Sanches their number one target to strengthen the midfield department and they are closing in on his signing, according to a report.
La Gazzetta dello Sport (via SempreMilan.it) report that Renato Sanches is seen as the perfect profile to replace Franck Kessie – who is set to leave on a free transfer – as he combines the Ivorian’s physique with the technical ability needed to play the game. style of Stefano Pioli.
The parties are moving towards a four-year contract at 4.5 M€ net per season (thus 18 M€ in total) and in the coming days a meeting is scheduled between the management of the Rossoneri and the agent of Sanches – Jorge Mendes – to get a deal broke.
There is competition to land the former Bayern Munich man, like that of Manchester United, Arsenal, Lyon, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, but the Rossoneri are the player’s choice and he is pushing to complete the move.
There is even an agreement between Milan and Lille on the basis of a €20m transfer fee which was established in January, but further cuts could emerge.