AC Milan are in talks with Sevilla over the permanent signing of defender Simon Kjaer, according to MilanNews journalist Anto Vitiello.
The Danish international has been exceptional since his arrival on loan from Sevilla in January, and it has been widely reported that Milan have an option to buy inserted into the deal set at around €3.5m.
Tuttosport notes (via MilanNews) reported earlier on Tuesday that the club’s leadership do not the 31-year-old as untouchable unlike coach Stefano Pioli, perhaps due to his age and/or his salary demands.
For his part, Kjaer continues to play with great determination and wants to stay, but the deadline for Milan to sign him for the €3.5m option expires on Wednesday.
According to Anto Vitiello of MilanNews on Twitter, Milan are in fact in talks over Kjaer’s permanent arrival.
Progress has been made and there is the will of the management to retain him.