MN: ‘Direct confirmations’ arrive regarding Milan’s pursuit of Portugal U21 star

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are firmly in the running to land Benfica midfield starlet Florentino Luis before the window shuts, according to a report.

Portuguese outlet Renoscenca then reported on Friday that Milan have made an offer for the Portugal U21 international with the formula of an 18-month loan with a purchase option set at €50m.

Calciomercato.com’s Daniele Longo has also reported twice on the situation in the last 48 hours, firstly claiming that Florentino has a €120m release clause and is wanted by both Manchester United and Roma before adding on Saturday that contacts have intensified in the last few hours.

According to what MilanNews.it are reporting, ‘direct confirmations’ have arrived on Milan’s intention sign Florentino on loan.

The Portugal U21 international is a target for the final days of the window as Milan eye potential midfield reinforcements, while they confirm that a meeting has taken place with his agent to discuss a possible move.

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