CM.it: Milan and Juventus keen on landing striker Arsenal paid €53m for

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan and Juventus are among the clubs interested in signing Alexandre Lacazette from Arsenal on a free transfer, a report claims.

The French striker has a contract expiring next June which is unlikely to be renewed, becuase Arsenal’s struggles are pushing the player to try a new adventure. Given he is now 30 years of age, he wants a club competing for trophies, and the Gunners seem a way off that.

Calciomercato.it reports that in recent days his name has been strongly linked to LaLiga, with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla ready to bring him to Spain, but there are two top Italian teams that want to convince him to try Serie A.

Juventus are in search of another striker and Lacazette could become an idea for the January window in what would be a cut-price deal. However, Milan are also in the running, knowing that they may need to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic who will soon turn 40.

The two Serie A giants have an advantage too in the form of the Growth Decree tax relief scheme, which essentially secures a 50% saving on the gross tax that the club would pay.

The Frenchman was a club-record signing in 2017 for the North London club at €53m, but now he seems destined to leave for nothing.


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6 Comments

  1. Dave says:

    I dont want to see him in San-siro even as an opponent

  2. Zoro Caloro says:

    No thanks. Not terrible if free but not a big fan.

  3. Vero Rossonero says:

    I add my voice to the negatives here. We need to invest in a young striker who will produce and be around for a while, and has resale value just in case the club needs to cash in.

  4. Truss says:

    Are we looking to take a step back?

  5. Geekondrum says:

    Why can’t this management close their eyes and invest in a young striker. Must we chase after old men?

    EThis Milan Management are loosing it.

    Get Bellotti or Vlahovic or nothing

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