TMW: Atalanta reach full agreement with Milan over defender; exit imminent

By Oliver Fisher -

Diego Laxalt’s AC Milan exit is seemingly imminent as Atalanta have reportedly found an agreement over his purchase.

Paolo Maldini confirmed to reporters on Tuesday during the official presentation of Leao, Bennacer and Duarte that two full-backs would be leaving before the window shuts.

Of those, it appears Laxalt and Ivan Strinic are the two most likely candidates given Milan currently have four left-backs on the books following Theo Hernandez’s €20m arrival from Real Madrid.

Gianluca Di Marzio confirmed on Tuesday night that Atalanta ‘have an advantage’ over Lyon and Marseille in the race for Laxalt.

Now, TMW are reporting that an agreement between Milan and their Lombary neighbours has been reached.

All that remains is an agreement with the player, but there should be no problems as the Uruguay international wants to reunite with Gian Piero Gasperini, whom he worked under at Genoa.

The deal could be closed tomorrow, with Milan expected to receive €12m from the sale, which is a loan with obligation to buy next summer.

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