The Milan management constantly have an eye on building the midfield of the future and their eyes have turned to Greece for potential reinforcements, a report claims.
Calciomercato.com writes that the arrival of Yacine Adli – who will join up with the team next summer – is not enough for Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara, who know they have the expiring contract of Kessie to deal with plus decisions to make on Bakayoko and Pobega.
Their eyes are now fixed on Sotiris Alexandropoulos of Panathinaikos, and they cite Greek portal Sport24 in claiming Milan had a scout present to observe the young midfielder on October 27 in a Greek Cup match against Atromitos Athens.
It is not the first time there has been a strong hint of interest given they saw the player in the preseason game over the summer and had some exploratory talks. Alexandropoulos is a product of the club’s academy and plays as part of the double pivot in Jovanovic’s 4-2-3-1, meaning he is compatible with Milan from a system point of view.
There is no real negotiation at the moment between the clubs, but the Rossoneri are monitoring the growth of Alexandropoulos, who has a contract until 2024 and is also wanted by Bundesliga clubs.