Sky: Milan scrap idea of signing Ibrahimovic deputy as trust in Colombo is high

By Isak Möller -

In the friendly game against Monza, which Milan won by four goals to one, Lorenzo Colombo managed to get on the scoresheet with a lovely curling effort. A taste of what we might see from him this season. 

Yes, because the youngster is expected to remain with the first team as a backup for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. According to Peppe Di Stefano of Sky Italia, as cited by MilanNews.it, the Rossoneri have scrapped the idea of signing a striker.

Ibrahimovic, unless he’s injured or suspended, will always play and for this reason, a deputy won’t arrive from the transfer market. Both Ante Rebic and Rafael Leao, who usually play on the left-wing, could be a solution up front if the Swede is out.

However, as the report continues, Milan will focus a lot on Colombo. There was recently contact with his agent, who was reassured that his client won’t leave this summer. The 18-year-old has excellent physicality and could come in handy this season.

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Tags AC Milan Lorenzo Colombo Zlatan Ibrahimovic

3 Comments

  1. Paulenes says:

    Roback also is good

    1. Rivera says:

      Yes but ACM now looking at Somare in midfield what happened to Florentino Luis idea?????

  2. Perttu Junnonaho says:

    Nice! Every year there should be rising young talent in our organisation! And so we don”t have to buy players, because our own junior product”s is so high leveled!

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