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Four European clubs are interested in Rafael Leao. The young AC Milan forward is having a great season so far.
AC Milan are fighting for the Scudetto this year. The Rossoneri are seriously challenging champions in-charge Inter and a significant contribution to the Rossoneri’s cause has given Portuguese left winger Rafael Leao.
After two years of ups and downs, the 22-year-old is finally showcasing his true potential on a regular basis. Leao has scored 10 goals and assisted 6 in 27 appearances so far. Excellent numbers for the flamboyant left winger that has become lethal in the opponent’s area. The good performances of Rafael Leao have attracted the attention of some of Europe’s top clubs.
MilanLive.it reports that Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Arsenal and Newcastle United are keeping tabs on Leao. The Colchoneros are planning to revamp their attack after an underwhelming season so far. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is confident that Rafael will be able to make the difference in La Liga against powerful adversaries like Barcelona and Real Madrid.
The interest of Manchester City in the AC Milan gem is not a mystery. Reports emerged in December that Pep Guardiola was closely monitoring the growth of the young forward. Manchester City have been following the AC Milan left winger for a long time according to reports.
However, the Citizens are not the only Premier League club actively monitoring the 22-year-old. Arsenal are looking at Leao after missing out on Vlahovic. Instead, Newcastle plan to start a new winning cycle in England and have targeted important names the Rossoneri ace or Sven Botman.
The Red and Blacks are working to tie down Leao to a new deal. The former Lille winger is set to triple his salary to 4 million euros per season from the new contract, plus bonuses. The current market value of Portuguese has risen to €50 million thanks to his great performances this season.