GdS: Milan eye Sassuolo forward as alternative to Vlahovic but CEO names €40m asking price

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are still interested in signing Gianluca Scamacca from Sassuolo this summer but a high asking price has been named, a report claims.

According to this morning’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport (via MilanLive), Milan’s pursuit of Scamacca will not be easy at all. Sassuolo have no intention of making discounts and the words of their CEO – Giovanni Carnevali – make this clear.

“In January we said no to 25 million euros but now everyone knows that Scamacca is worth at least 40 million. Then, if a request comes from a Super League club, the price increases (smiles),” he said.

However, the paper goes on to add that Milan still intend to try and sign Scamacca, as the talented young striker is seen as the right profile to support Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of next season given the Swede will renew his contract.

The paper adds that there is not a great relationship between Scamacca and Sassuolo boss Roberto De Zerbi – who could become his future coach of course – which makes his sale in the summer seem all the more likely.

Not only that, but the Neroverdi have Caputo, Raspadori and Defrel all capable of playing up front so a sale could be a great chance to make a big capital gain while not significantly weakening the squad.

The report stats that Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic is ‘at the top of Milan’s wish list’ and continues to be carefully monitored, but La Viola will not sell for less than €40m and could command €50m.

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