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Thursday July 18 2019
Milan should be excited by Empoli pair

Milan fans might not be bowled over by the idea of Rade Krunic and Ismael Bennacer, but Sam Wilson assures they’re under-rated bargains.

\On face value, Rade Krunic and Ismael Bennacer from relegated Empoli are not the most glamorous signings, especially when compared with the likes of Juventus who picked up Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey on free transfers for their midfield, as well as Dutch starlet Matthijs de Ligt in defence. However, these are not only underrated bargains, but also indicative of a new era at the club.

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Friday June 28 2019
Milan drop Torreira for Praet and Veretout

Milan have reportedly abandoned attempts to sign Lucas Torreira from Arsenal, turning to Dennis Praet and Jordan Veretout instead.

According to Sportitalia transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà, the Rossoneri realised the €50m asking price was not going to drop and decided to pass on the Uruguay international.

Instead, they are preparing their first formal offer for Sampdoria midfielder Praet, who has also worked with Milan Coach Marco Giampaolo.

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Wednesday June 26 2019
Torreira: 'Milan didn't call me'

Lucas Torreira admits it “hasn’t been easy” adapting to Arsenal, but denies any talks with Milan. “Nobody has called me.”

The midfielder is currently taking part in the Copa America with Uruguay in Brazil and at a Press conference was inevitably asked about reports of a Rossoneri approach.

“I don’t know anything about interest from Milan. Nobody has called me,” said the former Sampdoria man.

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Wednesday June 26 2019
Arsenal eye Roma & Milan targets?

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Amadou Diawara and Dani Ceballos in the event Lucas Torreira joins Milan.

The Italian Press remain adamant Torreira wants to leave Arsenal and be reunited with Marco Giampaolo at Milan.

With that in mind, Tuttomercatoweb claims the Gunners could be ready to hijack the proposed swap deal that takes Diawara to Roma in exchange for Kostas Manolas.

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Tuesday June 25 2019
Torreira determined to join Milan

Italian sources continue to maintain Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira wants to join Milan, with an initial offer of a two-year loan plus obligation to buy for €35m.

The Uruguay international confessed he was not happy in London and struggled to adapt, while his family is having even more issues dealing with life in England.

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Tuesday June 25 2019
Milan: Torreira 'happy at Arsenal'

Sources close to The Telegraph have told the newspaper that Milan target Lucas Torreira is ‘happy’ at Arsenal and not pushing to leave.

Reports in Italy are widespread that Torreira wants to link back up with new Milan boss Marco Giampaolo, whom he worked with at Sampdoria.

However, The Telegraph cited an unnamed source that described talk of the Uruguayan trying to engineer a transfer as ‘wildly exaggerated’.

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Tuesday June 25 2019
Milan: Kabak, Torreira, De Rossi...

Milan will hold more talks for Ozan Kabak, are preparing an assault for Lucas Torreira and could have an advantage for Daniele De Rossi.

Gianluca Di Marzio’s website reports there is distance between Ozan and Milan following their meeting on Monday but that there will be another.

Bayern Munich also remain interested in the Stuttgart defender, who is expected to make a final decision on Friday.

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Monday June 24 2019
Report: Torreira wants Milan move

Lucas Torreira reportedly wants to be reunited with Marco Giampaolo at Milan, but Arsenal will not lose the midfielder without a fight.

According to Sport Mediaset, Torreira is ready to make an immediate return to Italy, having recently spoke of his problems adapting to England.

The broadcaster explains the Uruguayan would specifically like to link back up with Giampaolo from their time together at Sampdoria.

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Sunday June 23 2019
Milan open Torreira talks with Arsenal

Milan have begun negotiations with Arsenal by offering €38m for Lucas Torreira, claim Italian reports, albeit on a two-year loan with option to buy.

Coach Marco Giampaolo has identified the Uruguay international as the ideal reinforcement, having already worked with him at Sampdoria last season.

Arsenal only purchased the 23-year-old for €23m a year ago, but he has confessed to struggles settling in to English life and football.

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Saturday June 22 2019
Milan to raise Torreira bid

Milan are reportedly preparing a bid of somewhere between €35m-€40m for Lucas Torreira, but Arsenal are holding out for €50m.

According to Tuttosport, Milan owners Elliot Management are prepared to spend between €35m-€40m for the Uruguayan and reunite him with his former Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo, who has taken over from Gennaro Gattuso at San Siro.

However, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Premier League side want at least €50m for the player they spent €30m on last summer.

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