New Inter signing admits speaking to Chelsea winger over ‘hypothetical arrival’ at Milan

By Oliver Fisher -

The new Inter goalkeeper Andrè Onana has admitted that he has spoken to his friend Hakim Ziyech about the idea of him joining AC Milan.

Milan have been repeatedly linked with a move for Ziyech stretching back to last summer, and the feeling is that with Chelsea going for attacking reinforcements the Morocco international could be pushed out of the exit door.

Several sources have claimed that the Rossoneri management are exploring a deal for the 29-year-old former Ajax star but at the moment it does not seem that there is anything imminent.

Onana was interviewed by DAZN and talked about his first days in Milano after joining the Nerazzurri, but also slipped in the interesting information that he and Ziyech have spoken about the possibility of being opponents in the Milan derby next season.

“I am a friend of Ziyech and De Ligt, he is a great centre-back. But in the end everyone chooses his path and I cannot decide for them and even if I knew their future I would not say it right now,” he said (via

“We are all friends, so to Regardless of what they decide, I wish them luck because Ziyech is a great player and we talked about his hypothetical arrival and if he arrives I would be happy for him  but at the same time we would be opponents and we could not be friends as before.”

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