Tuttosport: Milan betting strongly on De Paul as Hauge could lower outlay – the alternatives

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are dreaming big this summer and have made Rodrigo De Paul their main attacking target, a report claims.

Tuttosport (via MilanNews) writes that the increasingly probable farewell of Hakan Calhanoglu on a free transfer means that Milan need a replacement who can act as an attacking midfielder in the tried and tested 4-2-3-1 of Stefano Pioli.

The profile that most arouses the interest of the Rossoneri is that of Rodrigo De Paul, also wanted by Juventus and Atletico Madrid. Udinese want €35-40m for the 27-year-old but would also accept less money if there was the opportunity to insert a welcomed counterpart, such as young winger Jens Petter Hauge.

De Paul is therefore the Rossoneri’s first choice, but there are possible alternatives such as Papu Gomez – who would like to return to Italy from Sevilla – and Josip Ilicic of Atalanta. Both would be low-cost operations. Finally, Milan hope to be able to keep Brahim Diaz and will soon resume contacts with Real Madrid.

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Tags AC Milan josip Ilicic Papu Gomez Rodrigo De Paul


  1. Who ever is making up this news..stop posting nonsense… instead of quantity please focus on quality and real stuff..this is transfer window time… please pick those things that are true …don’t look for more hits or click bits…

  2. Guys I was thinking about our transfer market
    Belotti/Icardi and Giroud/Scamacca/Mariano(3rd choice).(Forward)

    Depay/Rodrigo and one of Pessina/Diaz.(No 10)

    Shaqiri and Amine Adli. (the right wing)

    Naby Keita/Gilmour and bring back Pobega( Midfield)

    Milinkovic( if Romanogli leaves) and give Conti & laxalt anoda chance since they will be back ups.

    What do you guys think?

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