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AC Milan plan to sign a new striker soon and Basel’s star Arthur Cabral has attracted their attention with some great performances.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Pietro Pellegri have agreements that expire at the end of the season. Faced with such a situation AC Milan have started to plan for life after Ibrahmovic and the signing of at least one centre forward is on the agenda. Considering the recent injuries crisis the Rossoneri could anticipate the arrival of a new striker in January.
Calcioomercato.com reports that the name of Arthur Cabral is among AC Milan’s list of targets. The 23-year-old Brazilian striker is doing very well at Basel. He has scored 21 goals and provided 6 assists in 19 appearances this season making him the most prolific striker in Europe so far.
Cabral has already exceeded the number of goals scored in the last two years. He found the back of net on 18 occasions in the 2019/2022 season and scored 20 goals in the 2020/2021 season. This year he has averaged one goal every 73 minutes attracting the attention of the Rossoneri scouts with his performances.
Cabral’s contract with Basel expires in June 2023 and his market valuation is currently between 15 and 20 million euros. His contract situation makes him very attractive for next summer. Basel hope to keep Arthur Cabral until the end of the season but many clubs will attempt to sign him in advance.
The 23-year-old striker recently earned a call-up by the Brazilian national team as a reward for his good form. In addition to AC Milan, Fiorentina are another Italian club very interested in his services. The Viola consider him as the perfect replacement for Dusan Vlahovic, who will surely leave Florence next summer.
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