Former AC Milan defender could make sensational return

Former AC Milan centre back Mattia Caldara could make a shocking return to the Rossoneri after a very tough time at Atalanta.

The return of Mattia Caldara to Bergamo is not giving the hoped-for results. The defender, technically still a Milan player, joined the Nerazzurri last January to relaunch himself.

The problem is that the 26-year-old centre back, after the Coronavirus emergency stop, struggled to find space and continuity recording just one appearance. Coach Gian Piero Gasperini often preferred other defenders over Caldara.

Now a patella problem has also gotten in the way and could force him to stay out for several months, thus making his permanent transfer to Atalanta even more difficult report Tuttomercatoweb.

Atalanta will calmly consider whether to exercise their buying option and pay 15 million euros to AC Milan to retain the Italian defender. This means that there is a real risk of Mattia Caldara returning to AC Milan next year.

The former Juventus defender will return to Milan should Atalanta decide to offload him. A double-edged sword for the Rossoneri. Milan would have a defender in the squad who, apart from injuries, is considered to be of a good level. But it would be a loss necessary economic income to be reinvested on the market.

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