Udinese star Rodrigo De Paul has hinted that he had the chance to move in January amid repeated links with a switch to AC Milan.
The Rossoneri have been persistently linked with a move for the 25-year-old, who has five goals and two assists in 22 league games for the Friulian club this season, having established himself as their key man over the last couple of years.
Calciomercato.com claimed last month De Paul remains on Milan’s radar as they begin to take stock of the squad ahead of what is another very important summer transfer window.
Rodrigo De Paul and a future to be written. In recent months, Inter thought about it, but then focusing on the golden opportunity called Christian Eriksen. Milan’s interest is also strong on him: in the meantime,
The Argentine spoke to TyC Sports about the January window and about what the future holds for him, and his words were transcribed by Cacliomercato.com.
“At the end of the Copa America I said I would like to play in the Champions League and continue to grow on a football level,” he said.
“For various reasons some situations, close to a conclusion, have not been resolved. In Udine I am fine, I feel at home. In December and January there was something, but I preferred to stay here and complete this cycle. In June you will see.”
His agent Agustin Jimenez has been spotted at Casa Milan several times, implying talks have been held. A number of other clubs have also been credited with interest in the former Valencia man including Inter and Fiorentina.