There are various factors which will make the AC Milan management consider any offers that arrive for midfielder Rade Krunic in the coming months, a journalist has claimed.
Andrea Longoni writes in his latest column for MilanNews that there are rumours of a possible new attempt for Krunic from Fenerbahce in January after they tried to sign him during the summer window.
Discussions over a renewal are ‘at a standstill due to the wide gap between the club’s offer and the player’s request’ as per Longoni. The Bosnia international, at 30 years old, is ‘looking for the last big contract of his career’.
He remains a central part of the plans of head coach Stefano Pioli, but he is ‘decidedly less immovable’ for everyone else. Pioli’s decision to remove him from the market in the summer and make him central to his project ‘didn’t pay off’ as per the journalist.
It also made the midfielder ‘almost the scapegoat, despite not having so many responsibilities’ because he is playing out of position and is being asked to be the glue that holds the team together at the base of the midfield.
Longoni adds: “Given the difficulties of renewal, the age and the expiration of the contract in a year and a half, an offer should be seriously considered this time. Even more so given Bennacer’s upcoming return.”