Italy starlet offers cryptic update on future amid Milan and Man Utd links

By Oliver Fisher -

Sandro Tonali has offered a cryptic update on his future amid links with a number of big clubs, including AC Milan.

A number of Europe’s elite have been linked with a bid for the teenager Brescia midfielder, but he has never been shy of revealing his love for Milan and childhood idol Gennaro Gattuso.

The Rossoneri are believed to be one of the clubs in the running, as reported in September that the Rossoneri had a €15-20m summer bid for Tonali rejected.

However, competition is far from scarce: Juventus, Inter, Napoli and Fiorentina have all been credited with interest in Serie A, as have Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund outside of Italy.

The Sun also reported that United are preparing a £40m (€46m) bid for Tonali to try and beat their rivals to Tonali, who Massimo Cellino half-jokingly stated he would not even sell for €300million.

Tonali spoke at the Grand Gala of Calcio on Monday night after being named as the best young player in Serie B last season, and was questioned about his future.

“Where do I want to play? I don’t know, I say nothing to avoid messing up,” he said (via

“But I myself have the my dream, which I hope to reach as soon as possible. I want to keep it inside myself and maybe reveal it soon.”

“The comparison with Pirlo? They tell me more than once a day. There were times when I woke up in the morning and it was the topic of the moment. After a while it passes, maybe it’s better this way.”

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