MN: How Milan won the race for Kalulu; pursuit of PSV Eindhoven star continues

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have won the race to land Pierre Kalulu but are not finished in the right-back pursuits just yet, a report claims.

According to MilanNews reporter Anto Vitiello, Kalulu was an operation closed by directors Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara under the recommendation of chief scout Geoffrey Moncada who monitored him for several months, having a good network of scouts in France.

Due to his (expiring) contractual situation, Milan came forward and convinced the player with Maldini’s calls, also arousing some frustration from Lyon due to the fact their sporting director has let another young talent leave.

The right-back has never played a minute for Lyon’s first team but has made 16 appearances in the UEFA Youth League and decided to leave Lyon to find more playing time as he was stuck behind three other players in that position.

However Vitiello adds that he will likely not be a starter for Milan but a player to grow behind a full-back of greater experience, and for this reason the Denzel Dumfries track has not been abandoned. Furthermore, one of Andrea Conti and Davide Calabria could leave during the market.

 

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