AC Milan already have ideas about what to do with Junior Messias when his loan expires at the end of the season, according to a report.
It was not an easy start to life at Milan for Messias after his deadline day move from Crotone on loan with option to buy, but La Gazzetta dello Sport report that his period of natural acclimatisation and the injury problems he had now seem to be behind him.
Messias’ story was brought into the eyes of football fans around the world when he scored on his debut in the Champions League through a header that gave Milan their first win in the tournament after seven years of absence.
The 30-year-old found more and more continuity and in the end he has convinced Stefano Pioli, who considers him a starter-level player like Alexis Saelemaekers. Regarding his option to buy, Milan and Crotone will discuss it at the end of the season but the feeling is that if things go on like this the deal will be completed for a total €9m, when factoring in the loan fee too.