Report: Milan battling Napoli, Juve as Sampdoria set €35m Andersen price

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are one of three clubs in the race to land Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen this summer, according to a report.

Links between the Rossoneri and Andersen have intensified in the last week or so given Marco Giampaolo’s imminent appointment as the club’s next head coach.

Giampaolo’s system requires two ball-playing centre-backs, which you can read more about in our tactical insight on Giampaolo here, and he is believed to be keen on bringing the Denmark international with him from Sampdoria to the San Siro.

Andersen will miss the European Under-21 Championship due to a muscle injury suffered during a friendly against Croatia, however a number of clubs are circling ahead of a potential bidding war.

According to Il Secolo XIX, Milan are part of a three-way battle involving Napoli and Juventus for the 23-year-old. 

However, president Massimo Ferrero has set the player’s asking price at €35million, but that price could soon rise if all three interested clubs – plus possible Spurs and Arsenal – decide to table offers.

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