Di Marzio reveals why Robinson move collapsed

AC Milan had agreed to sign Wigan left back Antonee Robinson but the transfer collapsed in the last day of the January market.

Antonee Robinson was one of AC Milan’s most important signings in the January transfer market. The 22-year-old United States international arrived in Milano to have his medicals and sign a contract with the Rossoneri only for everything to collapse in the last day of the January window.

With Robinson returning to Wigan, AC Milan had only a few hours at their disposal to find a replacement. At the end, Boban and Maldini decided to recall Diego Laxalt from his loan at Torino. But what really happened with Robinson?

The news made a lot of noise because the causes of the failed transfer were unclear. Finally, Sky Sport journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, reveals the backstory of Antonee Robinson’s failed move to AC Milan.

According to Di Marzio, AC Milan and Wigan had agreed a loan move with the option to buy at around €12 million. However, during the medicals at the La Madonnina clinic, the doctors found some physical anomalies that needed further tests similar to the Spinazzola case. Medical tests that would require more time but at the last day of the transfer window time was something that Milan and Wigan didn’t have.

Robinson returned to Wigan while the Rossoneri brought back Diego Laxalt to serves as the back up of Theo Hernandez. The Rossoneri were forced to sign a new left back after selling Ricardo Rodriguez to PSV Eindhoven.

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