Transfer: AC Milan in talks with Villarreal for Chukwueze

Published on: 09 June 2023

Italian Serie A giant, AC Milan have initiated contact with Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze ahead of a potential summer move, reports.

The Nigeria international who was voted the best African player in La Liga for 2022/2023 season registered 13 goals and 11 assists in 50 games across all competitions for the Yellow Submarines.

Milan are roaming the market for a right-winger, with Brahmin Diaz returning to Real Madrid, while Alexis Saelemakers has also been linked with an exit.

As a replacement, Sky Sports transfer expert, Gianluca Di Marzio, claimed the Rooseneri are desperate to bring Chukwueze to Italy this summer.

Milan are also expected to face competition from Premier League clubs Newcastle United and Aston Villa for the Super Eagles star.

The transfer fee could be a sticking point for Milan, with the Yellow Submarine demanding around €80 million.

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