MILAN WANT CHELSEA STAR TO REPLACE DEPARTING MIDFIELDER

According to Italian outlet CalcioMercato (h/t Football.London), AC Milan have identified Chelsea star Jorginho as a potential target to replace Franck Kessie in the summer transfer window. The latter is set to leave San Siro at the end of this season, prompting them to look for alternatives.

GIROUD DOUBLE BOOST MILAN TITLE CHARGE

Seven-time European champions AC Milan are firmly back in the Italian Serie A title race after their Milan Derby win over leaders Inter Milan at the weekend. French World Cup winner Olivier Giroud was the hero for AC Milan after he came off the bench to turn the game around for the Rossoneri at the expense of home team Inter Milan. His quick-fire brace in the second half overturned the first half strike from Croatian star Ivan Perisic and secured the three points for AC Milan to boost their bid for the Italian Serie A title.

Inter Milan came into the latest Milan Derby meeting on Saturday as leaders and with a four-point lead over AC Milan in third place. AC Milan had the same points with Napoli in second place. Inter Milan have a game in hand over both Milan and Napoli.

MILAN STUNNED AT HOME BY SASSUOLO

AC Milan suffered a big dent to their quest to win the Italian Serie A this seasonafter they were beaten at home by Sassuolo. The Rossoneri missed out on the chance to secure the summit on the league table after the failure to get a result at home to Sassuolo despite taking the lead.

Milan began the latest round of Italian Serie A games in second place with 32 points from 13 matches. They had the same number of points with league leaders Napoli with an inferior goal difference.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: LIVERPOOL MAINTAIN TOP SPOT

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Liverpool are the team to beat in the Group of Death after they started their campaign with two straight wins. The Reds are in the Champions League’s Group of Death this season alongside Italian Serie A club AC Milan, Portuguese side FC Porto and Spanish La Ligateam Atletico Madrid.

CAN MILAN WIN THE LEAGUE THIS SEASON?

A lot of people have been assessing AC Milan's squad quality in order to find out whether or not they have a solid enough credential to win the Italian Serie A title this season. The Italian giants have not been able to win the league crown in a long time now and even though they keep making good use of the transfer window to sign new players to the squad, they have still not been able to prove that they have a squad strong enough to win the title. It's a new season already and as the Italian league will kick off its season officially this weekend, Milan know that they must start on the front foot and maintain that consistency if they want to become champions.

MILAN EYEING MOVE FOR ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL

Rossoneri as the backup right-back option for Davide Calabria.

Calabria established himself as the first choice right-back at AC Milan last season as the club returned to the Champions League stage after finishing the latest Italian Serie A campaign in second place. Milan are said to be in the market for a new right-back to complement Calabria whenever he needs rest or he's injured and Florenzi has been discussed. The interest of AC Milan in Florenzi was revealed by Italian publication La Nazione.

UNITED DEFENDER WANTS PERMANENT AC MILAN STAY

Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot has reportedly expressed his wish to continue his career at AC Milan after the expiration of his loan deal at the club this summer. The young Portuguese right-back left Olaf Trafford during last season's summer transfer window and joined the Italian Serie A giants on a loan deal that saw him spend the entirety of this season at the San Siro.

However, he wants to further explore Italy and has been reported to be highly open to the idea of sealing a permanent transfer to the Milan outfit. Manchester United manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær has already revealed that he would love to welcome the defender back to Old Trafford as he wants to continue building a team capable of winning the Premier League next season, and that means having at least two top players for each position in the squad.

MILAN REIGNITE INTEREST IN ATLETICO MADRID STAR

Italian Serie A giants AC Milan have revived their interest and will return to make a move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, as per multiple reports. The Milan giants have set the midfield position as a place of priority to continue their squad improvement, and they will reportedly do everything they can to convince the midfield star to move to Italy.

This is not the first time the midfielder will be linked to Milan, as he came under the club's radar in the summer transfer window of 2015 when the club courted him but failed to land him. As at then, he was worth a staggering £40 million but having seen his career dipped in the last years, that figure is expected to drop significantly.

AC Milan vs Manchester United - Milan Predicted XI For Europa League Clash

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to the starting lineup means Milan manager Stefano Pioli has more firepower in attack and would be pleased with that welcoming piece of news. The big Swede will be joined by Hakan Calhanoglu in the returnees list as both players would be looking to play a big part in helping the Milan outfit advance to the next stage of the UEFA Europa League.

Chelsea Eyeing Summer Swoop For AC Milan Midfielder

The transfer window is currently closed for business but that does not stop rumors and transfer-related conversations from making the rounds. Although there can't be any transfers for now until the summer, it is an opportunity for managers to continue the search for their transfer targets whether they want to spend big or not.


One of such managers is Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel. The manager, having replaced the sacked Frank Lampard, joined a club that is already filled with raw talents and footballing stars. However, just like every other manager before him, and the ones that will come after, he is expected to still make his additions.

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