Journalist believes star midfielder will renew with Milan: “Mutual desire to continue together”

By Oliver Fisher -

Journalist Niccolò Ceccarini believes that AC Milan are in a good position to secure the extension of Franck Kessie’s contract.

Kessie has without a doubt become one of Milan’s most important players over the past 12 months, asserting himself in the double pivot alongside both Ismael Bennacer and Sandro Tonali and showing his impressive development.

It is the kind of return that Milan expected when they paid good money to sign him from Atalanta on a five-year deal back in the summer of 2017, and now his contract is set to expire in just over a year there must be some movement to address that, as the ongoing Calhanoglu and Donnarumma sagas show.

Ceccarini spoke during an interview with MilanNews about a number of different subjects including the future of Kessie, and he revealed his belief that Milan are in a good position to extend his contract.

“The player has given priority to Milan, and with this we are already a step forward in the possibility of renewing the contract. Kessie is very happy in Milano and at Milan, it is clear that they could not immediately find an agreement at the first meeting,” he said.

“It will take Milan to relaunch but it seems to me that the direction is that of the mutual desire to continue together. Then, as always, in the negotiations it will be necessary to sit down at a table, balance figures and numbers, but on Kessie I think that from the next meeting they could get very close.”

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