Milan joined Juventus, Fiorentina and Palermo in the race for Bari prodigy Gaetano Castrovilli.
The 19-year-old midfielder is away from the spotlight, playing as he does for a Serie B side, and mostly in the youth team.
Even so, his performances attracted substantial attention by the bigger clubs in Serie A, with Fiorentina believed to be in pole to sign him.
Juventus and Palermo have also been linked to the youngster, while TuttoMercatoWeb reports today of contacts between Milan and Bari.
It seems the Diavolo have now joined the race to swoop the youngster while he is still inexpensive.
Picture from TuttoBari.com
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