Diogo Dalot was called up by the Portuguese national team in the last second as Joao Cancelo tested positive for COVID-19. It has put his future slightly on hold, but it seems a decision has been made already by the player.
According to Marco Conterio of TuttoMercatoWeb, Dalot has decided that he wants to stay at Milan after what was a successful loan spell this past season. The Rossoneri also want to keep the player, looking for a right-back on the market.
📢🔴⚫️ Diogo #Dalot ha deciso: il 🇵🇹 terzino vuole restare al #Milan e il club vuole confermare il prestito per un'altra stagione. Adesso sia il giocatore che il Milan aspettano la risposta del #MUFC.@TuttoMercatoWeb
— Marco Conterio (@marcoconterio) June 16, 2021
Dalot and Milan are now waiting for a response from Man Utd, as a request has been submitted for the loan to be extended. It remains to be seen if there will be a buy-out clause in the new deal.
Either way, the right-back is on the same page as Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara regarding the future. The latter director, in particular, is a great admirer of the former Porto player.
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A decision that deserves respect.