CorSport: Maldini pushing to complete deal for midfielder after agreeing terms with player

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are looking to accelerate a deal to land Toulouse midfielder Kouadio Kone, a report claims, with bonuses the key.

We reported via our correspondent Pietro Balzano Prota that Milan have accelerated their pursuit of Kone because they believe him to be the right man to bolster the midfield.

There are four factors that led to this decision: the need for a reinforcement, belief in the player, the fear of fierce competition and the difficulties of Rade Krunic.

According to il Corriere dello Sport (via CM.it), the Rossoneri are indeed ready to step up their pursuit of the 19-year-old because he matches the identikit that Maldini wants from a midfielder.

Milan have already put an offer of €5-6m on the table but the French club continue to ask for over €10m. The agreement could eventually come with the addition of bonuses that could raise the figure offered by Milan. Furthermore, the Rossoneri have already reached an agreement with the player.


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