The Serie A giants need a replacement for Simon Kjaer who has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Lille’s Sven Botman is the Diavoli’s No.1 target, but the club’s chief Ricky Massara admitted that the Ligue 1 giants are unwilling to sell their centre-back in the January transfer window.
“Botman is a very good player, but I don’t think Lille want to deprive themselves of him at the moment. There are many options to be considered,” he told Sky Sport Italia on Sunday.
“There are possibilities to be evaluated, as it’s a very uncertain time for clubs, especially with the stadiums closing back down, so we need to think very carefully,” he added.
According to Sky Sport Italia, the Rossoneri have now set their sights on Aké, Bailly, and Chelsea, who are contracted with Manchester City, United, and Chelsea.
They are all struggling with playing time at their clubs and Milan are considering a loan move for one of them.
‘They all have pros and cons,” said Italian transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio.
“They don’t have perfect characteristics for Milan, but the Rossoneri are making their assessments. Milan haven’t yet taken a final decision as Pierre Kalulu and Matteo Gabbia did well over the last few games.”
The Rossoneri conceded once in the last two matches.
Di Marzio: "Milan, difficoltà per Botman. Valutati Bailly, Ake e Sarr" https://t.co/StY6oq6YUm
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