Maldini and Boban will fly to Spain to meet Florentino Perez and discuss a move for Real Madrid duo Dani Ceballos and Brahim Diaz
MILAN TRANSFER NEWS – The primary goal of AC Milan in this summer transfer window is to reinforce the midfield, to date the most critical department. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Rossoneri have scheduled a trip to Madrid to negotiate the signing of Dani Ceballos and Brahim Diaz.
The 22-year-old central midfielder of Real Madrid is currently representing Spain in the U-21 European Championship, where he scored a spectacular goal a few days ago against Italy Under-21. He is expected to leave Los Blancos this summer after falling out of favor with new coach Zinedine Zidane.
Paolo Maldini and Boban will meet Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and try to lower his economic demands. At the moment, Real Madrid value Ceballos at 50 million euros, a figure that AC Milan consider too high. The new management duo of the Rossoneri are willing to offer up to €40 million for the Spanish midfielder. SportMediaset reports that the player himself is pushing for a move to Milan and that could be a deciding factor in the final outcome of the negotiations.
Real Madrid signed Dani Ceballos in 2017 from Real Betis for €16,5 million. According to rumors reported by the British media, Los Blancos have been trying to includ Ceballos in a swap deal with Tottenham (plus cash) to get to Eriksen. Although his next destination is still a mystery, one thing is certain. The Spanish midfielder has already played his last match with Real Madrid.
Another interesting talent of Real that will leave the Spanish capital this summer if Brahim Diaz. The 19-year-old winger joined Real in January from Manchester City for 17 million. He made 9 La Liga appearances finding the back of the net on one occasion. Diaz needs more play time and is available on loan.
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