Milan have opened negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with Adidas spurring them on.
Reports this week that the Swedish champion had expressed a liking for a Rossoneri transfer are being compounded by rumours of a contact between the Italian club and the French champions.
According to Tuttosport, joint-CEO Adriano Galliani has already been in contact by phone with PSG, who may replace the 33-year-old with the likes of Carlos Tevez or Alexandre Lacazette.
Milan are believed to be willing to offer Ibrahimovic a three-year contract for a yearly salary of €6.5m.
Tuttosport also relates of contacts between the player's entourage and Adidas, who are allegedly trying to sign him up as one of their testimonials.
The brand is among Milan's sponsors and may be pushing on both sides for Ibrahimovic to join il Diavolo.