CorSport: Maldini ready to launch new attempt to sign Russian playmaker in €10-15m deal

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are not giving up in their pursuit of Lokomotiv Moscow star Aleksey Miranchuk and are readying a fresh attempt to sign him.

That is according to Monday’s edition of il Corriere dello Sport (via MilanLive), which reports that head coach Stefano Pioli intends to continue with the 4-2-3-1 system and is looking for a versatile player who can be a rotation option across the three behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Miranchuk is currently on a contract which expires in 2021 and wants to try a new experience, especially in Serie A. A few weeks ago a possible swap with Diego Laxalt was discussed, but Lokomotiv have made it clear that they will only accept cash.

The deal could close between €10-15m and the paper adds that Paolo Maldini will make a new attempt, but will have to be careful of interest from Atalanta, who may have to replace Josip Ilicic.

 

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