Tuttosport: Milan turn to Barcelona and PSV duo as Spurs demand €23m for full-back

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have cooled their interest in Spurs defender Serge Aurier and instead are targeting two alternatives, according to a report.

The one position in the starting XI that the Rossoneri seem to be desperate to secure an upgrade in is the right-back spot, and numerous reports over the last few days have suggested that Aurier is a major target.

According to Tuttosport (via MilanNews) however, Milan’s search for a new right-sided reinforcement for the defence looks set to continue as Tottenham are demanding €23m for the Ivorian, a figure that Paolo Maldini and the club are unwilling to pay.

As a consequence, Milan are evaluating other profiles, namely Denzel Dumfries – PSV Eindhoven captain – and Emerson Royal of Barcelona, who is currently on loan at Real Betis.

You can read our assessment of Milan’s defensive situation here, including which right-back we think would be the best and most cost-effective option to strengthen a problem area.

Tags AC Milan Denzel Dumfries Emerson Royal Serge Aurier

1 Comment

  1. Tony Borg says:

    Levy will cost us the chance to get rid of Aurier for good.

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