Tuttosport: Milan not convinced by €20m Man Utd loanee – Barcelona defender eyed to replace him

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are leaning towards not trying to sign Diogo Dalot from Manchester United on a permanent deal, according to a report.

The Portuguese full-back arrived from United on a season-long loan with no option or obligation to buy, meaning negotiations would be needed if Milan wanted him to stay beyond June with the English side free to name their price.

Tuttosport writes this morning (via MilanLive) that Dalot may return to Manchester at the end of the season as the Red Devils want €20m to sell the Portuguese and Milan are already be looking around for his replacement.

In fact, the source even adds that the club have identified Brazil international Emerson Royal – owned by Barcelona but on loan at Real Betis – as the ideal man for the right-back spot.

The future of Andrea Conti also remains in the balance as he left for Parma on loan with option to buy at €7-8m which becomes an obligation if they stay up. However, it cannot be excluded that in the end Milan could decide to focus on Kalulu as the deputy to Calabria.

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  1. Dalot hasn’t shown anything and is not worth spending that kind of $ on. Play Kalulu and pick up option on Tomori and sign Lovato as eventual replacement or back up to Romagnoli who needs to re-discover his form ASAP. Need a mid too as Miete has been weak.

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