OGC Nice full-back Youcef Atal has been pictured wearing an AC Milan shirt on Instagram amid links with a move to the club over the last few months.
A report from Calciomercato.com late last year claimed that Milan will sign a new right-back given the struggles for consistency in that position.
Atal was mentioned as one of four targets in that report, along with Mehmet Zeki Celik of Lille, Djibril Sidibe of Monaco (on loan at Everton) and Serge Aurier of Spurs.
The player himself even admitted that the time is right to move on when the correct opportunity arises, and during an Instagram live with Ismael Bennacer, he seemed to drop a message…
👀 Youcef Atal 🤝 @IsmaelBennacer
— SempreMilan (@SempreMilanCom) May 3, 2020