GdS: Romagnoli willing to almost halve salary as wish to remain at Milan is declared

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli has reportedly informed the club he is willing to take a big pay cut in order to remain and extend his deal.

This morning’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport (via MilanNews) reports how until a few weeks ago the renewal of Romagnoli – whose contract with Milan will expire next June – seemed to be impossible. However, after yesterday’s meeting with his agent Mino Raiola at Casa Milan, the situation has totally changed.

The captain really wants to stay at Milan, so much so that he is ready to significantly reduce his salary from the current €6m net per season he earns, a figure that the management are not willing to keep him at. An extension until 2026 should take place on the basis of a salary of around €3.5m, so just over half of what he earns now.

A definitive agreement was not found yesterday but there was a very cordial meeting between directors Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara and Raiola. The common will is to move forward together and therefore the parties will meet again soon, with the other hypothesis being a move to the Premier League if talks fall apart.

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      1. Ultimately , we would be losing only Kessie. With his recent performances, I don’t see it as much of a loss though. The renewals would definitely serve as a huge morale boost as this gives a fixed squad. With the same players playing together day in and day out, chemistry grows and this causes improvement in everyone’s game automatically.

    1. Yes, agreed. His sacrifices will make him a Milan legend. Maldini and Massara have to do something with Ibra too. His contributions are limited now and reducing his salary is a must to create financial harmony between Milan players…

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