Tuttosport: Milan to test Maignan before looking to the market

By Euan Burns -

A report claims that AC Milan are set to test Mike Maignan’s fitness before they turn their attention to the transfer market to find a new goalkeeper for the second half of the season. 

As has been reported by Tuttosport (via Milan News), the Rossoneri are hopeful of having Maignan back up to fitness very soon after the action begins again on January 4, but it cannot be assured.

After the game against Salernitana, Maignan will undergo new tests on the calf injury and if there are positive signs, he may be back in the team by mid-January. If not, Milan may need to make an emergency move for a goalkeeper.

The first port of call would be to accelerate the move for Marco Sportiello but Atalanta want €5 million to sell him in January. The other options are Guglielmo Vicario and Alessio Cragno.

Both of those deals have their own complications as Vicario would cost €18 million and for Cragno, there would need to be an agreement on the termination of the loan between Monza and Cagliari.

Tags AC Milan Alessio Cragno Guglielmo Vicario Marco Sportiello Mike Maignan
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