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Franck Kessié? He could be on his way to Milan

SSC Napoli v Atalanta BC - Serie A Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images

As we speed towards the Summer mercato at breakneck speed, the rumours will only heat up. Especially so when you consider Milan’s possible transfer budget under their new owners. The latest target? It seems to be Atalanta’s Franck Kessié.

Calcio Mercato indicate that Milan are in pole position to sign the Cote d'Ivoire midfielder who has been described as a ‘powerful midfield force for’ La Dea. Kessié has contributed six goals and four assists through 27 appearances for Atalanta this season so far in Serie A from his position in central midfield. That would certainly add something to Milan and be a bit more of a driving force from the centre of the pitch

If reports are to be believed, AC Milan are on the verge of capturing Villarreal’s Mateo Musacchio in an €18 million deal. Milan’s dealings with ‘The Yellow Submarine’ are not over either - with the latest news breaking that Milan will package Musacchio with Nicola Sansone.