It was just a matter of time, but Milan's young prospect Gianluigi Donnarumma is starting to draw interest from many European clubs, especially in England.
As reported by BBC Sport, both Manchester United and Chelsea appear to be very interested in acquiring the 16-year-old talent as soon as possible, but the price set by his agent is, to put it simply, freaking high. Mino Raiola - who is also the agent of Mario Balotelli and Paul Pogba - was recently interviewed by Sport Mediaset and talked a bit about Milan's wonderkid:
Here's what he said about Donnarumma:
Lo paragono a un Modigliani. Vale 170 milioni. Ha un grande avvenire, è un ragazzo straordinario e si fa ben volere da tutti. E' già un piccolo campione, ma potrà diventare un grande campione
Like Modigliani's "Nu couché" that was recently sold for 170 million at an auction, the 16-year-old keeper's price is set at the absurd amount of 170 million. If Manchester United or Chelsea were really interested in acquiring him they'd have to spend a lot, but they're clearly waiting for his price to drop before attempting to negotiate with Milan.
Donnarumma is but another young talent to emerge from Milanello to draw the interest of foreign clubs with huge financial power, and he could be the next to leave the team early due to economical problems. The fans hope that Donnaruma's future will be with be the Rossoneri for a long time, but it's very likely that Milan would sell him if they received such a huge offer.