Di Marzio: “Giampaolo’s dream signing at AC Milan”

Gianluca Di Marzio reveals that Arsenal defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira is Marco Giampaolo’s dream signing at AC Milan.

MILAN TRANSFER NEWS – It was a very important day for the Rossoneri. AC Milan finally announced Paolo Maldini as the new technical director of the club while legend Zvonimir Boban returns as Chief Football Officer. The appointment of Marco Giampaolo is a matter of hours but in the meantime the club is very active on the transfer market.

Gianluca Di Marzio revealed today that AC Milan had opened talks with Roma regarding Kostas Manolas. Maldini wants to partner Manolas with captain Alessio Romagnoli at the center of the defence. The Greek centre back has a release clause of €36 million but Milan are hoping to close a deal at 30 million. However, this was not the only big news.

The midfield remains a priority for Milan and signings will no stop just with the arrival of Rade Krunic. According to Di Marzio, Arsenal star Lucas Torreira is Marco Giampaolo’s dream signing at AC Milan. The Italian coach wants to reunite with his former player at Sampdoria.

The Uruguayan defensive midfielder recently admitted that “life was better in Italy”. “The language [barrier] has stopped me, to be able to relate with my team-mates and with the people. It is very difficult when you can’t have dialogue. And so is the climate. You go out in the morning and it is cloudy, you arrive late to your home and it is cloudy“.

Arsenal signed Lucas Torreira for €30 million last summer. The 23-year-old was a key member of Unai Emery’s side this season making 50 appearances in overall. Sky Sport reports that Arsenal have made it clear that Torreira is not for sale this summer but would be willing to part ways if AC Milan offer €40 million for his services.

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