CM: Shakhtar star to request exit if Milan make fresh bid

By Oliver Fisher -

Taison has asked current club Shakhtar Donetsk to allow him to leave in January if Milan return with a bit, according to a report.

The Rossoneri were linked with a swoop for the experienced Brazilian towards the end of the summer transfer window, though he eventually remained in Ukraine.

We revealed in an exclusive that Milan were trying to reach an agreement on the basis of a loan with obligation to buy under certain conditions, but Shakhtar wanted an outright sale.

The player himself then took to social media to express his displeasure at not being allowed to move, posting on his  Instagram story: ‘Congratulations on ending my dream’.

He has amassed three goals and four assists in five league games already for Shakhtar this season, and a recent report from suggested that Milan are considering a fresh bid in the winter.

As per an update from the same outletMilan tried to sign Taison ‘until the late hours of 2 September’ (deadline day) but Shakhtar ‘did not lower their demands’.

However, the 31-year-old has now asked them to allow him to leave in January should Milan make a new attempt to sign him, the report concludes.

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