Sport: Kessie choosing between Barcelona, Bayern and England – Raiola has an influence

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is a concrete target for Barcelona and they intend to hold talks over signing him on a free transfer, a journalist has claimed.

Diario Sport journalist Toni Juanmartí spoke to MilanNews about Barca’s rumoured interest in Kessie, confirming that they have been looking for a physical midfielder for several windows now, so much so that their previous sporting director Ramon Planes also had discussions with Kessie’s entourage.

The Ivorian is on the wish list for Barca especially since they missed out on Denis Zakaria, but the Ivorian has several offers. Nonetheless, the journalist states that ‘there have been contacts with Kessie’s entourage’ who ‘is open to a transfer’.

Kessie ‘knows that Barcelona are an option, as well as Bayern Munich and other Premier League clubs are interested in him’ as per Juanmarti, but a decision has not been made so we will have to wait a couple of months to see what happens.

The interest in Kessie from Barca is 100% only for a free transfer and there was no attempt to sign him in January by paying a transfer fee. Meanwhile, Mino Raiola has a hand in it because while he is obviously not Kessie’s agent, one of his lawyers works for George Atangana, who is Kessie’s representative.

That is why the each other and have a good relationship, while there excellent relationship between Raiola and Laporta, the president of Barcelona.

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  1. parece que ahí está una de las razones (Raiola) por las que Kessié no firma, la venganza de Raiola… Forza Milan… Sempre Milan.. Più Più Milan… Siempre Milán

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