DAYS OF RUMOURS for Milan as today it’s suggested that Milan have contacted Javier Pastore’s agent.
The transfer market approaches and the newspapers have already started with the usual rumours. While Milan are claiming they will need to sell 5-6 players in January, the media focuses on who may arrive.
Milan need strengthening in all positions, from defense to attack, as they’ve struggled this season to impress and are sitting 7th after 15 rounds of football, 10 points behind Inter in third which leads to UCL.
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According to today’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Sheikh Mansour is unwilling to sell problematic striker Mario Balotelli (22) on cheap. It seems that Manchester City have already contacted Milan, Inter and Juventus (all allegedly interested in signing the Italian player) and told them he costs around €35-40 mil.
Balotelli doesn’t cost as much as the Mona Lisa, but not far from it, as these numbers are far too high for any Italian side in today’s economy. Gazzetta believes that the situation is in the hands of boss Roberto Mancini and Mario’s agent Mino Raiola. Inter inserted a clause in Balotelli’s contract, when they sold him to City, which obligates the English side to inform Inter whenever they get an offer for the former Brescia man.
Sportmediaset reported yesterday that Milan are interested in signing Inter’s Wesley Sneijder who reportedly wants to terminate his current deal with Inter as he’s being frozen out for refusing to extend it.
However, the Milano-based newspaper claims that Inter are planning to use Sneijder in their attempt to sign Javier Pastore (23) from Paris Saint-Germain. The Argentine playmaker has had a disappointing spell under boss Carlo Ancelotti and has been linked with a January move. Milan also want him reportedly.
Marcelo Simonian, the agent of Pastore, met the leaders of Milan two days ago in via Turati. It’s thought that Milan had offered him to take Pastore on loan with an option to buy him in the summer. Milan have always liked Pastore but his price tag has always been too high as Paris Saint-Germain had to pay more than €40 million to land him. However, now there seems to be an opportunity for Milan to make their move.
Milan and Paris Saint-Germain have a good relationship. They worked together in the summer as the Rossoneri sold Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to the French club. Milan need the quality Pastore and Sneijder (28) can offer, but it’s debatable whether they will be able to fit into Max Allegri’s 4-3-3 system.
il Diavolo maintain that the transfer market will be used mainly to sell players and reduce the size of the squad, but if the newspapers have any credibility, a big player could be on his way to Milan next month.
Milan should try an get Balloteli, and Pastori aswell if possible because they would come in handy for this new face of Milan with SES on fire.
We don’t need pastore.sneider nd balo r ok.but am wonderin wher d former wil fit.i don’t want allegri 2 revert bak 2 d unattractiv 4-3-1-2 system.it irritates me
With better players such as Pastore and Balotelli, even 4-3-1-2 would work a lot better than before.
I think that galliani can work his magic and get Balotelli for 25m and Pastore on loan or Sneijder for free.
He will also get us the much needed defender in Ogbonna.
i think milan should go for christian eriksson cos he has all d quality a midfielder, nd we can still get him for 12-17m£, for d defence line i will prefer either dede/ogbona/sakho, for d forward position i think bony is d perfect striker from vitese
A loan with an option to buy as usual.
pazzini, flamini, mesbah, taiye taiwo, traore, robinho, zapata, acerbi, antonini should all be sold out so they can have money for new arrival
I can’t believe milan is trying to get balotelli.. I mean really, balotelli? i think he’s horrible person.
Of course this is my opinion, but I don’t know many who really thinks balotelli is a good football player because of his attitude.
About the Snejder, I’d really love to see him in milans shirt
“Balotelli doesn’t cost as much as the Mona Lisa, but not far from it” Not quite. The Mona Lisa would be closer to the figure in C. Ronaldo’s buyout clause. You can buy a Raphael drawing for Mario’s alleged fee. I see your point though. lol Still, that price if true is heartbreaking as that would mean Mario won’t be going “home” anytime soon. I really like the idea of Pastore joining the club to add some quality and creativity to the squad. Sneijder’s quality is unquestioned but his age and recent string of injuries could mean being stuck with… Read more »
any milan fan wants to see sneijder with the rossoneri colours .. he is the star player of our biggest rivals .. how can we not want him !!! sell all the fallouts please .. try get pastore on loan and balotelli on loan too with p/ex with pato loan
I would never get Balotelli, he is a horrible person.
We should get defender (OGBONNA, DEDE). Sneijder would be great for midfield. And for attack there are much better players than Balotelli (Cavani, Falcao, Lewandowski…)
arent all those guys cup tied? they wouldnt be able to help in the champions league
Balo price of € 35, his condition in recent years is not convincing. Pastore is a great choice, Milan are still lack a midfielder attack
Galliani:”Balotelli? I often speak with Raiola. He always goes around with his asr pieces, and we are smart art collecttors…”
get Mhykitarian from Shakter. maybe a lil bit expensive (19 to 26 mil) but certainly wont earn that much. he’s just 23, can shot,cant pass, can drible, very versatile player indeed and above all awesome playmaker. you’ll like him. not so sure about Allegri though because Mhykitarian is toooo offensive. need a player like him anyway
Actually Mkhitaryan started his career in the defensive midfield role. and also in the Armenian national team he plays a midfield, helping both offense and defense.
WE DONT NEED BALOTELI ….. THIS IS BUL….T ..
we need players ..in midfild an a defender in addition ..an in the summer a goalkeeper
All i just want is active transfer market for milan…..out bonera,yepes,mesbah,flamini,traore,abbiati,pazzini.
In…ogbonna,dede,fisher or erickson pastore or…. scnijder,balotelli or bony
to first team cristante…pentagna.carmona and valoti…next year june bring in hachim mastour…..forza milanoo
Wow if we can get pastore it we be great 2 av him, in our team 4 balo just loan him.
Injury sneijder wn’t perform less than boateng., so’ all i nid in jenuary is pastore on loan wit an option to buy in june, sneijder, bring back merkel. Den in june, get balloteli, get a gud new goalkeeper. And my line up would be 188.8.131.52, new gk..constant…mexes…zapata…sciglio…sneijder or merkel(lm)…de jong(cm)…montolivo(rm)…shaarawy or(lam)… Pastore or borjan(ram)…balloteli(cf).. Wit dis, we can take on any team,.
Pastore is a good option…Hope Leonardo and Ancelotti shows their hearts to Milan..
Felipe Anderson is comming.
balo i didnt like d guy anymore,his so ruled n he also do d way ingrate casa-stupid does
Which club does felipe anderson plays in?
Santos fc and he’s just 19yrs old so the president is ready to swap him for Robinho
felipe anderson….from Santos just who milan need along with Kevin Strootman or Jordy Clasie and defenders like Dede,Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa or ogbona…….and a world class young striker to stand a chance of winning champions league.