AC Milan are facing a difficult situation regarding the renewal of one of their prized assets in Gianluigi Donnarumma, a report claims.
The 20-year-old was once again heavily linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain over the summer but ultimately stayed with the Rossoneri, and now attentions have turned to extending his current deal which expires in 2021.
Donnarumma currently earns the most out of any Milan player at €6million per year, and it has been claimed by a number of outlets that Milan want to try and lower that amount, despite his importance to the team.
Sportitalia (via Calciomercato.com) reported earlier in the month the first offer on the table was one to spread the total cost of his €6m-a-year deal over two more years until 2023 – an offer understandably deemed unacceptable by Mino Raiola.
The latest from La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that ‘the time has arrived’ for endless discussions on Donnarumma’s renewal, and at the moment it seems ‘difficult’ to imagine the goalkeeper staying at the club under the current terms.
The contract knot remains to be resolved, the paper adds, and soon the issue will have to be faced head-on to decide the course of action that Milan must take.
Paolo Maldini and Zvonomir Boban will be hoping that the player’s desire to stay at the club can help them in negotiations.
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