There appears to be nothing in the rumours that AC Milan have reignited their pursuit of Werder Bremen winger Milot Rashica.
Milan were repeatedly linked with Rashica when it appeared that Ralf Rangnick would arrive as manager, but then when that speculation was ended it seemed as though RB Leipzig were all set to sign him.
Bild (via Ronan Murphy on Twitter) however claimed on Monday night that Leipzig do not want to pay the €25m asking price, which has sparked rumours that Milan might be back in the running, especially with his agent having travelled to Italy.
According to Sky Germany, Rashica does want to leave Werder Bremen, but despite interest from England and Italy the player wants to stay in Germany.
Bremen’s sports director Frank Baumann confirmed that the attacker already has an agreement with his preferred club: “It is true that Milot can imagine a change. He had already reached an agreement with a club because he wanted to go there.”
There is still a problem with the transfer fee as Werder demands at least €20m while Leipzig currently only wants to pay €15m, but it is expected that a deal will be done, so rumours of a move to Milan, Napoli or Aston Villa are wide of the mark.