GdS: Milan in talks over €35m deal for Leeds, Newcastle target – Paqueta could be involved

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan remain interested in the signing of Benfica midfielder Florentino Luis and are in talks over a deal, according to a report.

The Rossoneri continue to be linked with moves for a number of different midfield targets ahead of what promises to be a fascinating summer window, and La Gazzetta dello Sport have provided updates on a number of targets including Sandro Tonali, Dominik Szoboszlai and Marc Roca.

Another target mentioned in their report though is Florentino Luis, a player who has been tipped to join Milan since the January window.

The 20-year-old has a release clause of €120million but the Portuguese side are willing to drop from this considerably, and the paper claims that a deal could be done for around €35-40million.

The paper adds that Milan will discuss a possible two-year loan with an obligation to buy included, and during the enquiries made in the winter the Rossoneri tried to include Lucas Paquetà in the negotiation to get an exchange of loans.

It cannot be ruled out that Milan try to do that again, but the idea does not excite Benfica, while Newcastle and Leeds continue to be linked with Florentino.

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