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AC Milan Make A Breakthrough In The Negotiations To Redeem Brescia Midfielder

The midfielder is already a core part of the team and a fan favourite, securing the deal is fundamental.

AC Milan v Sampdoria - Italian Serie A Photo by Mattia Ozbot/Soccrates/Getty Images

Gianluca di Marzio via are reporting that AC Milan are close to finally sealing the deal for Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali on a permanent deal following his year long loan. The agreement being found between the clubs will likely have a discount and the inclusion of Primavera midfielder Giacomo Olzer in the deal.

Gazzetta dello Sport via are reporting that the acceleration came yesterday as Milan have been in constant contacts looking for the breakthrough. Milan believe in the player and want to keep him to buffer the UEFA squad numbers for home grown talent. This report notes that alongside Olzer, Lorenzo Colombo will also join Brescia but on a two year loan.

As we reported here, the formula is now expected to be 10 million euros for the loan (already paid), 10 million as the option to buy and 5 million euros in bonuses. Milan will pay a total of 25 million euros as opposed to original price of 35 million euros.