Milan Director hands Chelsea boost in chase for exciting star

AC Milan Director Paolo Maldini has given Chelsea a boost in their chase to try and sign Rafael Leao

With Blues boss Graham Potter looking to add some serious quality to that attack in the coming transfer windows – there has been alot of speculation that the Premier League giants are keen on Leao

AC Milan are reportedly preparing themselves for big-money offers in the region of £105million for their star man in January – and it seemed that the club were the only serious contenders for the winger

Man City have entered the chase to try and sign the gifted attacker – however – so we will now have the best side in England competing for the services of Leao – if you believe the reports.

Milan were hoping to tie him down to a new deal so as to end speculation about his future – but  Maldini says the Italians have yet to find an agreement with the player:

“We’ve been talking about this [contract extension] for months, if not years. We’ll meet at the right moment and make a decision.

“The idea was to close [the deal] before the World Cup, especially with players involved in the competition, Leao in this case. It was not possible.”

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The will not want to hear that Man City are now in the chase to sign the player – especially as it could now bump up his asking price in the coming windows

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