Di Marzio: Transfer updates on Depay, Scamacca, Jovic and Simakan

Transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio has responded to questions on AC Milan’s transfer targets on Twitter.

The January transfer window opens in a few days and AC Milan are expected to be quite active. The budget available to Paolo Maldini and Massara to strengthen the squad is not yet clear but Elliot have approved the signing of a new defender and a centre forward.

Until recently, a new striker was not a priority for the club but Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s recent injury has changed the initial plans of the club. Journalist Gianluca Di Marzio gives an updates on AC Milan’s transfer targets.

In recent days, players like Memphis Depay, Gianluca Scamacca and Luka Jovic have been mention as possible targets but according to Di Marzio neither is on AC Milan’s list. Apparently the Rossoneri are looking at other names.

Instead Di Marzio confirms rumors on Mohamed Simakan. “For Maldini, Simakan is the first choice (and not Ozan Kabak)“, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

FootMercato reports from France that AC Milan have already agreed a five-year contract with Simakan. The 20-year-old French defender was very close to joining AC Milan in the summer but the Rossoneri were unable to agree a transfer fee with RC Strasbourg. Strasbourg demanded at least 20 million while Milan wouldn’t go beyond 15 millions plus ad-ons.

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