AC Milan are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga. However, only discussions have taken place between the clubs.
Arsenal are reportedly reluctant to sell the Belgian midfielder. However, a loan move without a buy option is also under consideration.
AC MILAN AND ALBERT SAMBI LOKONGA TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, AC Milan are keen on signing Albert Sambi Lokonga from Arsenal. There are chances the Belgian midfielder will leave the Premier League. He reportedly wants to increase his chances of playing World Cup in Qatar this year. However, the midfielder will not force out a move. Although, he will be interested in a proposal from the Italian giants.
Lokonga signed for Arsenal only last summer. However, he is now used sparingly off the bench by Mikel Arteta. The Gunners have already added another midfielder in the form of Fabio Viera. They are also interested in signing another midfielder this summer. This will certainly push him out of Arteta’s plans. Hence, a move to AC Milan makes sense for all parties.
WHY ARE THE ITALIAN GIANTS INTERESTED IN SIGNING THE BELGIAN MIDFIELDER?
The Italian giants are keen to secure his services before the window closes. They have lost their important midfielder last season. Franck Kessie has joined FC Barcelona on a free transfer this summer. This has put a big hole in their midfield. They are also considering cutting short Bakayoko’s loan stint at the club from Chelsea.
Hence, AC Milan are keen to sign a midfielder in this transfer market. The Italian giants have already brought in Tommaso Pobega. However, they are keen to add to that midfield. Hence, the club have initiated talks with his representatives over a move this summer. The midfielder still has four years left on his Arsenal contract.
Hence, Arsenal will not let him leave on a cheap amount. The Gunners need to recoup the £15 million they spent to sign him from Anderlecht last summer. The midfielder only made 24 appearances last season in which only half of the games he started.
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