AC Milan would consider selling midfielder Ismael Bennacer if a huge offer arrived in the summer transfer window, a report claims.
Friday’s edition of il Corriere dello Sport confirmed previous discretions from France claiming that PSG and Man City are strongly interested in signing Bennacer – with a €30million proposal from the Ligue 1 club already rejected.
Then, French outlet RMC Sport claimed that Manchester United are the latest club to register interest in the Algeria international, who won Player of the Tournament at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
It has been reported by numerous sources though that his €50m clause must be paid in one instalment, meaning Milan are ‘calm’ about Bennacer’s future as – given the economic crisis football is suffering – it is unlikely any club will stump up the cash.
According to MilanNews, PSG and Manchester City’s interest in Bennacer is not surprising, and it is believed that he could make yet another leap in quality if played as a mezzala (box-to-box midfielder).
However, the report adds that neither club will pay the €50m release clause despite the fact that they are the two of the richest clubs in the world. Milan for its part does not plan the sale of Bennacer, but a sizeable offer would certainly be considered.
Rangnick is happy to focus on the Algerian but could also decide to reinvest the money of a possible sale to place some of his pupils in midfield.
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