Report: Milan and Juventus ‘ask for information’ on Italy U17 defender

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan and Juventus are both monitoring impressive young Novara full-back Tommaso Barbieri, according to a report.

The Rossoneri’s owners Elliott Management have so far preferred a recruitment strategy centered around buying young players with high potential to develop and record capital gains on the balance sheet.

Six players arrived in the summer; namely Theo Hernandez, Ismael Bennacer, Rade Krunic, Leo Duarte, Rafael Leao and Ante Rebic – the oldest being 25.

According to Tuttoc.com, Milan are also monitoring the progress of Novara’s 17-year-old defender Tommaso Barbieri.

The teenager has made six appearances in Serie C and has been called up to the U17 World Cup with the Italian national team, something which has attracted the interest of some top Serie A clubs.

Along with Milan it is believes that Juventus have in fact asked for information in recent days, while Inter and Sassuolo are also thinking of a move, the report concludes.


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