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Rossoneri Round-up for 6 July: Carlos Bacca reportedly rejected a move away from AC Milan

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Oh, Carlos, why did you turn down the offer.

Milan striker Carlos Bacca, who appears to have been disowned by the official Milan Twitter account, reportedly rejected a move to Turkey with Trabzonspor.

Bacca spent last year on loan with Villarreal, but the La Liga club isn’t willing or able to match the price that Milan want for Bacca, meaning that the Colombian striker, who missed a penalty in Colombia’s loss on penalty kicks to England, is still a Milan player, although it appears that both he and the club want him to move on.

In a perfect world, a La Liga club would spring for him, but with a complicated deal that may involve Valencia and Atletico Madrid for another unwanted Milan forward, Nikola Kalinic, Bacca may not find his way back to Spain.

Time will tell what exactly will happen, but don’t expect to see Bacca wearing a Milan shirt when the season starts.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Gustavo Gomez’s move from AC Milan to Boca Juniors seems to have hit a snag. [AC Milan Offside]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s rumoured move to Juventus keeps getting closer, as the Real Madrid forward has reportedly agreed personal terms. [Black & White & Read All Over]

Fiorentina is looking to finalize a deal for Chelsea midfielder Mario Pašalić. [Viola Nation]

Ricardo Rodriguez has rejected talk of a deal to go to Tottenham Hotspur. []

World Football Links

Diego Maradona has “apologized” for saying that England robbed Colombia. []

The Philadelphia Union have picked up the 2019 option on former Bosnia international Haris Medunjanin. [Brotherly Game]

A look at Club América’s preseason so far. [FMF State of Mind]

Gareth Southgate has urged the England players to seize the opportunity they have ahead of them in quarterfinals of the World Cup. []