Milan have been annulled of their European competition ban thanks to a decision made by TAS and are now able to begin their market operations. The first order of business, a new striker.
Currently the club is experiencing a massive shake up with Elliott seizing control of the club from Yonghong Li which has already seen the exits of Marco Fassone and four Chinese board members. While a new CEO remains to be named, Leonardo is the hot name for replacing Mirabelli as sporting director, a position he still currently holds.
Di Marzio confirmed that Juventus Director Beppe Marotta contacted Leonardo to wish him well in the role with Milan. During the conversation discussion of Higuain to Milan was brought up. No offer was made officially from Milan but the clubs will continue to discuss the move. Milan must first sell.