AC Milan’s sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli has not given up hope of signing Andrea Belotti from Torino, saying that he would nonetheless prefer to make the Italy worldwide’s dream come true.
The Rossoneri had tried to persuade Torino to promote Belotti in the summertime earlier than turning their consideration to Nikola Kalinic.
Belotti, 23, has a clause in his contract which might enable him to hitch any membership overseas for €100 million. Whereas there is no such thing as a related clause for a transfer to an Italian membership, Torino refused to take heed to inferior gives over the summer time, however Mirabelli has not given up on making an attempt to persuade them to promote when the switch market is open once more.
“We tried to convey Belotti to Milan,” Mirabelli informed Radio Rossonera. “It was fairly tough for quite a lot of causes, however he is a participant who’s a Milan fan and possibly in the future he’ll get to put on the colors he has dreamed about since he was a baby.”
Belotti was Serie A’s third highest scorer final season with 26 objectives, inserting him behind Roma’s Edin Dzeko (29) and Napoli’s Dries Mertens (28).
He has scored three in seven Serie A outings this season, however will now miss a number of weeks resulting from a knee harm which can additionally rule him out of Italy’s World Cup playoff subsequent month, having already pressured him out of their final two qualifiers in opposition to Macedonia and Albania.
Mirabelli additionally gave his backing to teach Vincenzo Montella and rejected rumours that had linked the Rossoneri with a transfer for Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte in the summertime.
Ben Gladwell experiences on Serie A, the Italian nationwide workforce and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Affiliation. @UEFAcomBenG.