Man City to use collaboration and counterpart to land €70m Milan, Man Utd and Juventus target

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan appear set to miss out on Sporting CP defender Nuno Mendes as a move to England looks on the cards, according to a report.

Milan have been repeatedly linked with a move for a new left-back amid doubts over the future of loanee Diogo Dalot and the desire to secure a reliable young back-up for Theo Hernandez, and Nuno Mendes has been tipped as a target both by numerous sources in Italy and Portugal.

According to, Nuno Mendes of Sporting is a player that Milan, Napoli and Juventus are all keen on, but his future appears to be in the Premier League. Manchester City are in pole position to grab the left-back because of a collaboration agreement signed in 2019 with Sporting, and City also intend to use Pedro Porro to get their man.

The right-back joined the Lisbon club on a two-year loan with an option to buy and he could enter the operation as an economic counterpart, to lower the request that stands at the €70million release clause Mendes has. This price is definitely out of reach for Juventus, Milan and Napoli.

A Bola also reported that Manchester United and Liverpool are also keen on signing Mendes.

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  1. danielsom says:

    shame! on milan management i told them to sign this young lad and now the loosing out on him milan shame! maldini and co.shame! otavio is not coming sign diaz now before its too late idiots lazy management and elliot if you dont have money sell it period

  2. danielson says:

    oh god milan why!

    1. Bunga2 says:

      Why what? We’re never going to spend 70m on a BACKUP defender. Might as well use it for a PROPER striker if we even have the cash lol

  3. Charisma maduka says:

    Elliot management should scrap out the whole italians from milan management. Their nepotisms disgusts me. Bunch of fools!

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