Milan are on the verge of completing their €7m swoop for Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani.
Riccardo Montolivo had been the primary target for the summer, but on Friday Fiorentina director Pantaleo Corvino scoffed at their proposal and declared he would “only be sold abroad.”
With this in mind and time running out, the Rossoneri have transferred their efforts to signing Aquilani instead.
The midfielder is an Italian international who has made it abundantly clear he'd like a return to Serie A after Juventus refused to take up their option on his loan spell.
According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, Liverpool are prepared to part with Aquilani for only €7m.
It is a huge drop from the €20m the Reds paid for this player to take him from Roma in August 2009.