Mediaset: Milan to sign new centre-back as Duarte will leave – evaluations underway

By Isak Möller -

Leo Duarte’s performances against Novara and Monza revealed a serious flaw in Milan’s squad and they are now looking to buy a centre-back. Stefano Pioli needs a reliable player who can alternate with the current starters. 

According to SportMediaset, as cited by Milanlive.it, Duarte is expected to leave Milan before the transfer window closes. The next destination hasn’t been found yet but the Rossoneri are working on it in order to sign a new centre-back.

Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara, the directors, want to buy a player that already knows Serie A well. Fiorentina duo Nikola Milenkovic and German Pezzella are two players on the list, but the price tags are too high for the time being.

Therefore, they are evaluating other options as well and it remains to be seen who they will make a move for. In any case, it’s clear that a centre-back is needed and Pioli should get the reinforcement he needs.

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Tags AC Milan German Pezzella Leo Duarte Nikola Milenkovic Paolo Maldini Ricky Massara