AC Milan and Inter are all set to square off in Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina, and they could soon be set for a battle on the market too.
According to Calciomercato.com, both Milan clubs are interested in signing 20-year-old centre-back Odilon Kossounou from Club Brugge. Despite his age, he has established himself as one of the best players in the Jupiler League, in a side that have a 13-point advantage over Antwerp atop the table.
Originally a central midfielder, Kossounou played for Ivorian side ASEC Mimosas – a club that have the likes of Gervinho, Eboué, Aruna Dindane and Yaya Touré as its alumni – and in January 2019 he joined Swedish side Hammarby.
He impressed enough in six months there for Club Brugge to come along and they signed him for just over €3m, but the report claims that he is now worth five times more. In the last 18 months he has faced the likes of Mbappé, Haaland and Immobile in the Champions League, and this has caused Milan and Inter to take note.
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