Video shows why the €16m fee Milan paid for midfielder appears to be a bargain

By Oliver Fisher -

Of all the signings made by AC Milan last summer, it would be fair to say that Ismael Bennacer has been among the most impressive.

He initially struggled for game time after his arrival from Empoli for a fee widely reported to be €16m plus bonuses, with Marco Giampaolo preferring to use Lucas Biglia in the regista role. However, after Stefano Pioli took the reins the Algeria international made the position his own.

The 2019 AFCON Player of the Tournament winner has shown the kind of dynamism and battle that has been missing from Milan’s midfield for some time, and his highlights so far have been put into a video compilation…

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