AC Milan are reportedly monitoring RC Lens captain and Leeds target Seko Fofana if they fail to land Renato Sanches, who are wanted by Arsenal this summer.
According to TuttoMercatoWebthe 26-year-old Ivory Coast international caught the eye of the Serie A outfit ahead of the transfer window, with Fofana once again delivering a sensational season for Lens as the French minnows continue to impress in Ligue 1.
As reported by the Daily MailIt’s not just Milan who have been impressed with Fofana this season, with Leeds and Newcastle United also interested in the former Udinese midfielder, who could be sold this summer for just £14million.
Hailed as “magnificent” as by The 10 Sports, it’s no wonder that Milan have now entered the race to sign Fofana. However, the Rossoneri will only move for the Ivorian if they miss Sanches, who is reportedly wanted by Arsenal.
According to the Gazzetta dello Sportthe Portugal international tops Mikel Arteta and Edu Gasper’s transfer list for midfielders, with LOSC Lille open to selling Sanches for just €30m (£25m).
Indeed, Sanches will be a fantastic signing for Milan or Arsenal, although whoever wins the midfield could trigger a domino effect on who lands Fofana, with Leeds hoping the Serie A side will be the ones to land the Lens superstar this summer.
Milan are in a win-win situation if they land Sanches or Fofana
With Milan holding all the cards in the races for Sanches and Fofana, Stefan Pioli’s side are the real winners of this situation as they will likely end the transfer window with a new quality Ligue 1 central midfielder.
However, with Arsenal desperate for a new central midfielder and Leeds keen to make a splash in the transfer market, Milan will need to act quickly if they are to sign Sanches or Fofana, who will be among the most in-demand names in France. this summer.
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