Atletico Madrid target AC Milan star to replace Joao Felix

Atletico Madrid are the latest club to express interest in Rafael Leao. The AC Milan winger has been in fine form this season.

Rafael Leao is one of AC Milan’s standout players this season. The Portuguese winger has been in sensational form and is finally beginning to showcase his true potential.

With 10 goals scored so far, and some excellent performances, the 22-year-old has attracted a lot of attention from foreign clubs. The Rossoneri are aware of the serious interest around Leao and are trying to tie him down to a new deal. The Rossoneri management is in advanced negotiations with his agent Jorge Mendes on a new contract until 2026.

The Sun recently reported on Arsenal being greatly impressed by Leao with the Premier League side ready to make a tempting offer for his services. The Gunners are looking to revamp their attack after the departure of Aubameyang with Lacazette set to follow in his footsteps. However, Atletico Madrid are also interested in Leao.

According to Todofichajes, Diego Simeone is another coach who is keeping tabs on the Portuguese winger. Atletico Madrid are looking a replacement for Joao Felix. The former Benfica star has failed to live up to expectations after his record €127 million transfer. Other Colchoneros striker like Suarez, Cunha and Griezmann have not fared any better.

Simeone had to chance to follow Leao closely in the two Champions League group matches between Atletico Madrid and AC Milan. Nevertheless, AC Milan are reportedly very calm on Leao’s situation. The Rossoneri are confident on Leao’s desire to stay at San Siro according to journalist Fabrizio Romano.

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