Mercato Live: Agent reveals that one of Salcedo and Pellegri will join in January

By Oliver Fisher -

Follow along with SempreMilan as we bring you the latest AC Milan transfer stories LIVE on deadline day.

23:00 CET – The transfer market is closed! Thank you for tuning in on this eventful day. Forza Milan! 

21:35 CET – Agent Giuseppe Riso, while leaving Casa Milan, revealed that one of Salcedo and Pellegri will join Milan in January. Di Marzio also adds that Pellegri is the one that will join in January.

“Pellegri and Salcedo? We have laid the basis for one of the two players in January, not for now.”

20:57 CET – Stefan Simic’s move to Slavia Praha has collapsed, according to He will join Spanish side Levante instead.

19:30 CET – The Italian agent Giuseppe Riso has arrived at Casa Milan (he was also there yesterday). Riso is the agent of Papu Gomez, Jakub Jankto and many others. Perhaps Mirabelli still has a signing in mind. Di Marzo claims that Milan would like to sign Genoa duo Pellegri and Salcedo. 

18:30 CET – AC Milan winger M’Baye Niang has signed his contract with Torino. 

“Torino are pleased to announce that M’Baye Niang has been signed by the club. He joins on a loan with an obligation to buy.” 

15:30 CET – 

13:24 CET – BREAKING: Gianluca di Marzio is reporting that Niang to Torino is a done deal. Sky state the total fee is €20million.

They also claim that Paletta and Sosa will likely not be leaving Milan today.

12:52 CET – According to Sky, Milan’s transfer market is closed! Only negotiations ongoing now is for the sale of Niang. 

12:50 CET – Suso has revealed that three Serie A clubs were after him this summer: “It’s true that Inter, Napoli and Roma were looking at me, but Milan aren’t going to sell me. I wasn’t up for sale, either for €25m, €30m or €80m.”

12:11 CET – Manuel Gerolin, the sporting director of Udinese, spoke to Melià Hotel about the possibility that Milan could sign Jakub Jankto: “Milan has asked for Jankto, but for us it is impossible.”

12:00 CET – On this last day of the market, should Bologna sell Crisetig (to Crotone) they are eyeing Milan midfielder Josè Mauri as a replacement, state La Gazzetta dello Sport.

11:52 CET – According to La Repubblica, who reported the same yesterday, Milan are trying for Kevin Kampl of Leverkusen, Rafinha of Barça or Jakub Jankto of Udinese.

11:49 CET – In the last few hours, Stefan Simic has reportedly turned down a proposal from Crotone, according to

11:47 CET – According to Tuttosport’s current edition, this year the revenues of the new Chinese Milan should increase from last season: it is estimated that these should go from €236million in the 2016 budget to €263million this year.

11:36 CET – Away from transfers for a second, La Rosea also explains that Li Yonghong’s advisor and lawyer, the chairman and owner of the new company, has already started work to reimburse Elliot for their investments.

You can read more about AC Milan’s business plan in Piero Mannino’s feature.

11:32 CET – La Gazzetta dello Sport claim that while the two clubs are still apart on a deal, Niang has already agreed terms with Torino on a €2million-a-year contract.

11:24 CET – The future of Gabriel Paletta will not be at Lazio, as Corriere della Sera reports. The deal between Milan and the Biancocelesti seemed to be close to closing, but in the end it failed because the player did not find the agreement with the Capital club.

11:16 CET – According to the current edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Sampdoria made an approach for Niang. Milan were ready to deal with the Genoa-based club, but the player only wants Torino, so negotiations stopped quickly.

11:09 CET – However, Corriere della Sera are reporting that there is still a difference between the two parties. Torino have offered €16million, including bonuses, but the Rossoneri asked for €20m (plus bonuses). 

11:05 CET – La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Torino are confident they can conclude negotiations for M’Baye Niang before the 11pm deadline, and they will pair the Frenchman with Andrea Belotti up front.

11:00 CET – Good morning everyone! Thanks for tuning in.

Let’s start by taking a look at the papers shall we…

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