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Tuesday September 3 2019
Boban: Rebic, Modric, Milan...

Zvonimir Boban is happy Milan brought in Ante Rebic and says Luka Modric is ‘a real milanista’ but warns the Rossoneri ‘can’t accept midtable.’

Milan were active on deadline day, exchanging Andre Silva for Rebic on a two-year loan, while the transfer window was Boban’s first since returning as Chief Football Officer.

“The transfer window was so tough, even if it was a bit fun,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
Top 10 hotly-anticipated Serie A signings

With the transfer market now shut, Ramez Nathan identifies the 10 new signings who shoulder the biggest expectations in Serie A this season.

10. Ismael Bennacer (Empoli to Milan)

Milan have put all their focus this transfer market in signing young talents to attain Marco Giampolo's vision for the side and to build a squad that can last for years to come, but if one name is expected to shine the brightest, it's definitely Bennacer.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
'Ruben Dias on Milan's radar'

International Champions Cup chief Charlie Stillitano has revealed that Milan are keeping tabs on Benfica defender Ruben Dias.

Dias was linked with the likes of Manchester United and Juventus over the summer but ended up staying at Benfica, helping them win the International Champions Cup.

However, Stillitano now claims to have been personally informed by Paolo Maldini that the 22-year-old is on the Rossoneri’s radar.

“Ruben Dias is a player on the radar of big clubs,” he told Soccerex.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
Official: Halilovic to Heerenveen

Milan outcast Alen Halilovic has left Standard Liege to join Dutch outfit Heerenveen on a season-long loan.

Halilovic moved to Standard in January on an 18-month deal, but he managed just 14 appearances and no goals.

The attacker will now spend the current campaign with Heerenveen, who are 10th in the Eredivisie after five games.

He was the final signing of the Li Yonghong era at Milan, arriving on a free transfer from Hamburg last summer.

However, the 23-year-old went on to play just three times in the Europa League.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
Taison hits out at Shakhtar

Taison has hit out at Shakhtar Donetsk for ‘ending my dream’ after they priced him out of a deadline-day move to Milan.

Shakhtar refused to entertain selling Taison for less than his €30m release clause – a fee Milan were not prepared to pay, given his age and lack of top-level experience.

“Congratulations on ending my dream. Another dream broken,” wrote the 31-year-old on Instagram.

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Monday September 2 2019
Official: Rebic and Silva two-year loans

Ante Rebic has joined Milan on a two-year loan deal from Eintracht Frankfurt, with Andre Silva going the other way, but no options to buy.

Both clubs announced the news several hours after the medicals and Rebic’s contract had been deposited with the Lega Serie A.

It had been thought of as a one-year loan with option to buy at the end of the season for €25m.

However, the statements show these are both two-season loan deals with no options to buy.

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Monday September 2 2019
Kalinic: 'Proud to join Roma'

Nikola Kalinic is “proud to become part of this team and this club” after completing his loan with option to buy for €11m move to Roma from Atletico Madrid.

The Giallorossi paid €2m for the season-long loan, with option to buy in June 2020 for a further €9m.

“It feels great, because I am joining a big club,” Kalinic told the official club website.

“I am proud to become part of this team and this club. Roma has big history and I am very happy to be here.”

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Monday September 2 2019
Official: Rebic to Milan, Silva-Eintracht

Ante Rebic has signed for Milan on loan with option to buy, Andre Silva going the opposite direction to Eintracht Frankfurt.

Both players were valued approximately €25m and so it is a straight swap.

There had been some concerns, as Andre Silva again had some Achilles tendon issues that were flagged up in a medical.

The same problems had ended his proposed transfer to Monaco last month, but more specific tests found that it could be resolved.

The Portugal international striker played for Milan in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Brescia.

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Monday September 2 2019
Official: Kalinic signs for Roma

Nikola Kalinic has officially joined Roma, on loan with option to buy from Atletico Madrid for a total of €11m.

A statement confirmed Kalinic is on loan at the Olimpico for €2m, with option to buy at the end of the season for a further €9m.

The 31-year-old Croatia international forward returned to Serie A, having previously played for Fiorentina in 2015-17 and Milan in 2018-19.

He was sold to Atletico Madrid for €14.5m last summer, but struggled for regular playing time with four goals in 24 competitive games.

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Monday September 2 2019
Reports: Taison to Milan off

Reports are claiming the deal to take Shakhtar Donetsk winger Taison to Milan is off.

Milan had been working to bring in Taison on transfer deadline day, despite Shakhtar’s insistence on only selling him for his €30m release clause.

However, Milan News and Gazzetta dello Sport are now reporting negotiations ended with Ukrainian refusing to budge on their demands.

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