Elliott Management will invest €100 million in the upcoming summer transfer window with three targets considered as priority.
Waiting to understand what will be the final placement of the squad in the league, the management is preparing for next season. La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Elliott Management will invest 100 million euros in the summer to make the AC Milan squad even more competitive. Maldini and Massara will have an abundant transfer budget at their disposal for the upcoming window.
The duo have prioritized three positions to improve. AC Milan are looking for a long-term heir for Simon Kjaer and Sven Botman is the top pick. The Netherlands international has done great ever since joining Lille from Ajax. The French club are currently asking for over €30 million in order to part ways with their star defender. Contacts between the parties have been going on for a long time.
Nearly half of AC Milan’s €100 million budget could go to Lille with Renato Sanches on Maldini’s list of targets. The Portuguese central midfielder is considered the ideal replacement of Franck Kessie who will leave at the end of the season as a a free agent. Sanches is rated around €20 million but he is also wanted in England and the Premier League clubs can guarantee him a better contract.
AC Milan will make a significant investment to sign a new centre forward this summer. Olivier Giroud and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have struggled with injuries throughout the season, often leaving the Rossoneri exposed up front. A new striker will arrive but it will likely not be Andrea Belotti. AC Milan are thinking of a younger player and Hugo Ekitike currently tops the list of targets.
The 19-year-old is having a fantastic season with Remis. Hugo Ekitike has scored 10 goals and provided 3 assists in 23 appearances in France. Ekitike was subject of a 3o million bid from Newcastle in January but the French striker did not preferred to move. AC Milan could end up spending up to €75 million with the rest of the budget to be allocated on less priority areas.