AC Milan continue to watch Dinamo Zagreb star Dani Olmo but now face competition for his signature, a report claims.
The Spaniard played a huge part in the Spain side which won the U21 European Championships this summer, and he has been linked with a move to the Rossoneri since the start of the year.
Milan’s interest was confirmed by his agent Marko Naletilić back in December, while in June Olmo himself confessed that he is flattered by the links.
According to an update from Calcioermercato.com, Milan are ‘on the front row’ when it comes to Italian teams that are interested in acquiring Olmo’s services.
The 21-year-old was hugely impressive in Dinamo’s 4-0 win over Atalanta in the Champions League on Wednesday night, and has scored four goals in seven competitive games already this season.
The report goes on to add that Olmo is very open to joining Milan as he ‘recognises the history, prestige and current project of the club’.
However, the problem for Paolo Maldini and co. is the timing, as the ‘hunt has opened’ for Olmo with a top Spanish and a top German club ‘taking concrete steps in the last 20 days’ with his club.
An auction is expected with the starting price at €30million – the report adds – and if Milan want to capitalise on the player’s will and sign him then they will have to move quickly.
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