CM: Milan could renew interest in Brazilian depending on two conditions

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan could go back in for Shakhtar Donetsk star Taison in January but there are two conditions that must be met, a report claims.

Our mercato expert Vito Angele told us that the Rossoneri were making a  late attempt to sign the Brazilian playmaker in addition to Ante Rebic.

The Rossoneri made an offer of a loan with obligation to buy under certain conditions, however that notion was rejected by Shakhtar, we were told.

The player himself was understood to have been very keen on the move, and was angry at Shakhtar for going back on their ‘gentleman’s agreement’ in which they would sell him if an offer from a big club came in.

Taison even took to Instagram to express his displeasure, posting the following on his story: ‘Congratulations on ending my dream’.

According to an update from, Zvonomir Boban’s words about not having enough experience in the squad should be taken at face value, and as such Milan could return for 31-year-old Taison in January.

Two things would be needed though for the signing to take place – the report claims – number one being the Ukrainian side lowering their asking price to €15-20m from €30m.

The other condition is that Milan would have to sell a player in order to ‘preserve the balance in the accounts’ and to free a spot in the squad for Taison, Calciomercato conclude.

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