Mediaset: Five Maldini signings continue to flourish – their cost €72m, their value €200m

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan technical director has been the mastermind behind five exceptional operations since taking up his new role, as SportMediaset have highlighted.

This morning’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport focused on the American fund and how – thanks to the excellent results that the team are obtaining on the field – they aim to stay in charge ‘for a long time’.

Meanwhile, SportMediaset take a look at how the valuation of several players has increased, picking out the five best scalps that Maldini has made.

Theo Hernandez has gone from €20m to €60m in terms of market value, Rafael Leao has increased €11m from €24m to €35m, and Ismael Bennacer – who cost €16m – is now worth €50m as per the value of his release clause.

In addition, Ante Rebic (who Milan acquired for €5m in the swap deal with Andre Silva) is now a €35m player, and Alexis Saelemaekers’ value has almost tripled from €7m to €20m. Overall, the value of the quintet has gone from €72m to €200m.

Tags AC Milan Alexis Saelemaekers Ante Rebic Ismaël Bennacer Rafael Leao theo hernandez