CM: Chances of Krunic exit ‘constantly rising’ as Pioli makes stance clear

By Isak Möller -

Rade Krunic remained on the bench in AC Milan’s 3-1 win against Frosinone, despite not playing from start against Dortmund mid-week. A clear signal from the club and above all Stefano Pioli, with a January exit looking increasingly likely. 

Krunic was a key player in the No.6 role at the start of this season but since Pioli reverted to a two-man midfield, he has been getting less and less space. Now, a January exit appears likely and yesterday was another testament to that.

According to, the chances of a January exit for the Bosnian are ‘constantly rising’ as Fenerbahce remain interested in the midfielder. Between the renewal stalemate – asking for €3m per year – and Pioli’s recent choices, a sale is looking increasingly likely.

Ismael Bennacer made his return yesterday and this means that Krunic will get even less space. Given that his contract will expire in 2025, a January sale would be a good way for Milan to monetise his departure. It’s clear that the price tag no longer is €12m, though, but rather in the single digits.

It remains to be seen what will happen in January, but a departure would be the best solution for all the parties involved.

Tags AC Milan Fenerbahce Rade Krunic


  1. I wanna point out that i saw adli pass back, last night, at least 4 times. And he had plenty of space to do something else

  2. It depends on whether his team mates were moving to receive a pass. Sometimes, tired or disinterested players cower behind opposing players, making it difficult for team mates to spot a passing opportunity. That does not excuse Adli for making non – progressive passes

Comments are closed

Serie A Standings

Live football scores . Current table, fixtures & results.