Euro Paper Talk: AC Milan chase Man Utd’s Mr Charisma

Date published: Monday 14th October 2019 12:01

AC Milan want some “charisma” and have targeted Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, Arsenal could sell Mohamed Elneny to Milan which could free up Franck Kessie, while Real Madrid are in for a Liverpool target, all in the Euro papers.



AC Milan are interested in signing Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, according to reports in Italy.

According to, United playmaker Mata is wanted to reinforce the midfield and add “quality and experience”.

A recent report from il Corriere dello Sport has stated that new head Milan coach Stefano Pioli has been promised some money in January to start moulding his own squad and club director Zvonomir Boban has previously expressed his regret at not recruiting more experienced players in the summer.

Milan want to add some “charismatic figures”,  hence why 31-year-old Mata is being targeted.

The Spaniard though, who has been at Old Trafford since January 2014, only signed a new deal in the summer to keep him at the club until June 2021, with the option to extend for a further year and he has always professed his love for the club and the city.

Mata will be difficult to prise away from United, but he has made seven appearances in the Premier League this season and is firmly in the plans of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.


AC Milan are interested in the idea of signing Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny for €15m in January meaning Franck Kessie (Arsenal, Tottenham and Wolves have been linked) could be sold (

Napoli are ready to extend veteran striker Jose Callejon’s contract for two years (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Juventus target Willian has hinted about extending his stay with Chelsea (various)

Barcelona are set to offer a new long-term deal to teenage sensation Ansu Fati (Mundo Deportivo)

Real Madrid have entered the race to sign Napoli’s highly-rated midfielder Fabian Ruiz, who has been linked with Liverpool and Man City (Marca)




Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis and manager Carlo Ancelotti does not enjoy a good relationship (Repubblica)


Ivan Rakitic is likely to leave Barceloan in the January transfer window with Man Utd interested (Sport)

Barcelona are ready to meet the €111m buyout clause for Inter Milan’s highly-rated striker Lautaro Martinez (Tuttosport)

Roma are likely to make a move for Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj, who has been linked with Tottenham, in the January transfer window (Forza Italian Football)

Barcelona would still prefer to sign Marcus Rashford rather than Liverpool sensation Roberto Firmino (Mundo Deportivo)

Real Madrid are ready and able to make a bid for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen in the January transfer window if they need to (AS)

Roma’s Javier Pastore could be on his way back to Argentina (CNN Deportes)



Barcelona pair Marc Andre Ter Stegen and Nelson Semedo are set to be handed contract extensions (AS)

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Barcelona are lining up an approach for PSV starlet Donyell Malen (Sport)

Striker Luka Jovic is ‘living a nightmare’ at Real Madrid as he is yet to score since joining this summer (Diario Sport)

Arsene Wenger turned down numerous offers from Real Madrid during his time at Arsenal (beIN Sports)

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Serie A champions Juventus have made Chelsea’s Emerson ‘one of the priorities’ to strengthen their left-back position (Calciomercato)

Odds BK striker Filip Möller Delaveris is being watched by Paris Saint Germain, Manchester City and Trabzonspor (Fotospor)


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