NEWS
Saturday June 20 2015
Milan battle Roma for Bacca

As Milan fear losing Jackson Martinez to Atletico Madrid, they battle Roma for Sevilla hitman Carlos Bacca.

This is a worrying weekend for Rossoneri fans, as targets Geoffrey Kondogbia and Giannelli Imbula have deals with arch rivals Inter.

Spanish and Portuguese papers claim Atletico Madrid are prepared to pay the €35m Porto release clause for Martinez and, unlike Milan, won’t wait for a medical first.

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the Rossoneri are therefore looking towards Plan B – in this case his Colombian teammate Bacca.

His release clause is a more affordable €25m, although Milan face strong competition from Roma and several Premier League clubs.

It has been a stunning season for 28-year-old Bacca, who scored 28 goals and provided 10 assists in 56 competitive club games for Sevilla.