Juventus may be willing to sanction Merih Demiral’s exit in January with AC Milan strongly linked, according to a report.
RAI Sport were the first to report the Rossoneri’s interest in the Turkey international, while Sky Italia (as cited by Milannews.it) revealed in August that Milan were willing to offer €35m for the centre-back.
Respected journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claimed that Milan did have some room left in the summer budget for Demiral, but they ultimately weren’t able to get a deal over the line.
Since them, Demiral has spent every game this season on the bench aside from Juventus-Verona in Serie A on September 21st.
According to calciomercatonews.com, the former Sassuolo defender ‘could find a place in the Milan of new coach Stefano Pioli’.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici rates Demiral highly, and as such would apparently only allow him to join Milan on a dry loan or as a loan with option to buy and a buy-back inserted for the Bianconeri.
Meanwhile, other report have suggested that Milan are ready to go back in for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano next summer.
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