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AC Milan Pushing To Close Sale Of Brazilian Midfielder To Lyon

Paqueta's was dropped from the squad again.

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Sport Mediaset via MilanNews.it are reporting that AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta is on his way out and has reportedly agreed personal terms with Lyon. The French club have been following the out of favour Brazil international for a few weeks now as Juninho is a fan but there official offer is yet to arrive. Milan are looking to secure 22-23 million euros from the deal. The report notes that Lyon could look for a paid loan deal with an obligation to buy.

Antonio Vitiello is reporting that there are constant contacts between the two parties and that Milan are working to get the deal moving and done in the coming days. The Brazil international's exit is imminent and is linked to the arrival of additional players. The situation with Stefano Pioli is clear as the midfielder was excluded from the squad even when there was a last minute crisis ahead of the UEL tie.

Daniele Longo is saying there is optimism for the deal to go through soon.