MILAN CENTRE BACK TARGETS REVEALED

AC Milan are actively looking to sign a new centre back in this January transfer window as they have finally decided to address the depth issue in that area of the field. Several media outlets have reported their quest to sign at least one central defender in the current window. AC Milan are having a fine season that could end with a first league title in a decade. The Rossoneri have a three-point lead over city rivals Inter Milan on the league table after 17 games. Inter Milan are the closest team to AC Milan at the summit.


Italian transfer news platform Tuttomercatoweb (TMW) has reported on the centre back targets for AC Milan since the January transfer window. The latest report from the platform has revealed the four-man shortlist of centre back targets made by club officials. Here are the four targets:

LIST: FIVE PLAYERS MILAN CAN SNAP UP IN JANUARY

Some great clubs have recently struggled to replicate their form of the last two decades. One of such clubs is AC Milan. The Italian giants have experienced torrid periods in recent years and have been a shadow of their former selves.
However, this season, they seem to have boarded the right ship and are currently sailing in the waters of some sublime form. The return of Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sparked a turnaround at the club, and they're currently in a superb run of form.

They remain unbeaten in Serie A this season after 7 games, winning five and drawing just two in the process. In those seven games, they have scored sixteen goals and conceded 7 in return.

IBRAHIMOVIC TO LEAVE MILAN THIS SUMMER

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to exit AC Milan this summer, per reports in Italy. The former Sweden international joined in January but he has only managed to score four goals after 11 matches. His return to Italy has not yielded the expected returns. Despite rumours of a new one-year deal, the club has opted not to move forward with the player.

PSG WANT PEPE REINA

PSG have reportedly contacted reached out to AC Milan regarding the services of Pepe Reina. The Ligue 1 current champs are hoping to make the former Liverpool shot stopper the back up to KeylorNavas.

MILAN WANT LIVERPOOL DEFENDER

AC Milan have registered an interest in signing Dejan Lovren from Liverpool. The defender is out of favour at Anfield. He is struggling for game time. He is behind Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk in the pecking order and most recently Joe Gomez has been chosen ahead of him. AC Milan who have endured a poor season by their own standard has identified the player as an ideal candidate to help their defense next season.

AC MILAN WANTS TODIBO AND HAALAND

Looking up the SerieA league table to see Inter Milan challenging Juventus for the title is a hard pill for AC Milan to swallow. The Rossoneri judging by the team of youngsters they were putting together felt this was going to be their season.

INTER MAY NOT HAVE WHAT IT TAKES BUT MANCINI DOES

If not for the disease called democracy, kingdoms and empires used to be modeled according to the frame of its leader. There’s a sharp difference between the Mongolian empire and Rome during the reigns of Genghis Khan and Julius Caesar yet one could, in those days, easily pitch their empires with their personas.

ARSENAL MIDFIELDER ON AC MILAN RADAR

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is said to be on the wishlist of Italian club for a potential January switch. The Uruguay midfielder had been linked with a move to Milan all summer but it is understood that the Gunners refused to sanction a transfer for the midfielder.

Torreira was signed from Sampdoria last season and turned out to be a revelation for the club last season. The 24-year-old is a sturdy midfielder with the ability to break down opposition attacks and create transition plays with his passing abilities.

ARSENAL BATTLE AC MILAN FOR NEWCASTLE ACE

Arsenal are reportedly interested in a sensational swoop for Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez according news from England. Perez has been impressive for the Magpies this season and there have been speculations that the forward wants to leave the club in the summer.

Italian side AC Milan was believed to be the favourites for his signature but the interest of Arsenal has changed the narrative. Arsenal boss Unai Emery is expected to be given a tight budget in the summer and the Spaniard views Perez as a bargain signing.

Claudio Ranieri speaks after his interim appointment at AS Roma

Claudio Ranieri has said that he is pleased to make a comeback with AS Roma with whom he has plenty of history from his childhood days. The Italian tactician was appointed by the Giallorossi as the interim head coach earlier in the week after they took the decision to sack Eusebio Di Francesco following the club’s Champions League exit at the hands of Porto.

Speaking to Gianluca di Marzio, Ranieri spoke positively about his return to the Giallorossi and stated the club’s ambition to return to the Champions League next term, he said: “This a special but delicate moment - Roma's success will be decided over the next 12 match days, in which we will see if we can return to the Champions League. What do I ask of the fans? Stay close to the players because in the end, us fans are the ones who really suffer.

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