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AC Milan Very Close To Signing Italian Striker From AS Monaco On A Loan Deal

Milan are getting close to securing the striker for the season to provide some key cover for Giroud and Ibrahimovic.

FBL-FRA-LIGUE1-NANTES-MONACO Photo by SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS/AFP via Getty Images

MilanNews.it are reporting that AC Milan are close to a full agreement with AS Monaco and Pietro Pellegri over a loan deal for the season with an option to buy. The agent of the 20 year old striker Giuseppe Riso was present at Casa Milan yesterday to discuss the terms of a move. Pellegri will need to renew his contract with Monaco as it currently ends in 2022 and will need to go until 2023. The former Genoa man has struggled with injuries in France, he will be joining the Rossoneri to be the third striker in the squad.

Fabrizio Romano is reporting that the deal will be closed shortly for a 1 million euro loan with an option to buy at just 6 million euros. This could become an obligation under certain conditions and Monaco will receive a future sale percentage.

Carlo Laudisa of GdS is reporting that the meeting for Pellegri between Milan and Monaco was positive and the next 24 hours will be decisive for the transfer. It is very close to a full agreement between the parties.

Antonio Vitiello is reporting that the talks are getting closer and closer as Pellegri and Bakayoko could arrive this weekend.