AC Milan identify Kessie replacement

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie could be on his way out of San Siro with Wolverhampton, Arsenal and Tottenham interested in his services.

MILAN TRANSFER NEWS – Buying is good, selling is even better. Because money is needed, especially these days. In order to finance other signing AC Milan must first sell one or two players that can guaranteed considerable funds for the transfer market.

Franck Kessie is one of the many names that could leave San Siro this season. The Rossoneri value their midfielder at 35-40 million euros and have already rejected a 28 million bid from Wolverhampton.

The summer transfer windows ends very soon in England and Wolverhampton are expected to make an improved offer shortly. Arsenal and Tottenham are also interested in the Ivorian central midfielder who is very suited to Premier League football.

In the meantime, AC Milan need to be prepared in case Kessie leaves and have already identified his replacement. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Rososneri will sign Sampdoria star Dennis Praet to replace Kessie if he joins one of the three Premier League clubs interested in him. The Belgium international is not a new name in AC Milan orbit and the club has had talks with Sampdoria even in the past.

New AC Milan coach Marco Giampaolo would love to have his former player again under his orders. In order to sign Praet, AC Milan must pay a non-negotiable fee of 25 million to Sampdoria. The 25-year-old central midfielder has put on hold two offers from Leicester City and Valencia hopping to join AC Milan instead.