Reports are emerging on transfer deadline day that AC Milan have secured the rights to buy a star from Genoa.
The player in question is talented young striker Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid boss Diego.
According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Genoa bought 100% of the 21-year-old’s rights from River Plate on Tuesday, and the Rossoneri have an option to purchase the player in the summer.
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Simeone signed for the Rossoblu on 18 August 2016, and scored in his first start for the club in a 1-1 draw with Pescara on 25 September.
He made the headlines on 27 November, after netting a brace in Genoa’s 3-1 win over Serie A leaders Juventus. He has 10 goals in 20 Serie A appearances for Genoa this season.