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AC Milan Have Offer For Strasbourg Centre Back Turned Down

Milan are in desperate search for a solid centre back to cover for the injuries but are being forced to spend more.

RC Strasbourg v Amiens SC - Ligue 1 Photo by Sebastien Bozon/Icon Sport via Getty Images

L’Equipe via MilanNews.it are reporting that AC Milan's most recent offer to Strasbourg for defender Mohamed Simakan has been rejected. The Rossoneri offered 15 million euros but the French side did not budge. It should be noted that Milan reportedly offered 17 million euros in the summer transfer window and this was also turned down. The coach of Simakan hopes to keep him to help with the relegation battle facing Strasbourg for the rest of the season.

Corriere della Sera via MilanNews.it are reporting that Simakan remains the top choice for Milan as the Rossoneri are looking for a potential starter or at least a solid rotation option. The report notes that Milan will need to offer 18 million euros to close the deal for the 20 year old centre back.

Ekrem Konur is reporting that Milan have held talsk with Simakan and the player has expressed his desire to join the club.