Maldini tempted by €35-40m Bundesliga striker as Ibrahimovic’s successor – the latest

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have reignited their interest in signing striker Patrik Schick from Bayer Leverkusen but he has a big asking price, a report claims.

According to what is being reported by, the Rossoneri will cling to Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the rest of the current season, but they know that for the future they need long-term solutions given he is now 40, and Paolo Maldini is once again attracted by the idea of a move for Schick.

The former Sampdoria and Roma striker is having another great season with Bayer Leverkusen with 14 goals already amassed across all competitions. A number of big clubs have cast their sights on the Czech international to reinforce their attacking department and among these there is Milan.

Maldini is attentive to players who still have potential and Schick is still relatively young (25) but crucially he is also showing that he has reached a level of maturity and consistency that means he is ready for the big stage.

Bayer Leverkusen are aware that they have a treasure in their hands and has set the price for the forward at around €35-40m, which would certainly be a sizeable investment for the Rossoneri.

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  1. We spend almost 30 last year for Tomori and close the same on Maignan, so why is everybody pretending we do not buy players?

    Better to scout and spend once, but on a good player. Any idiot can spend money and make club fall into debts like the chinese management.

    Goal for January must be a pre contract with Kamara

  2. We can’t afford Vlahovic and Schick definitely has the potential to become a prolific goalscorer in Serie A. He was fantastic in the Euros.

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