AC Milan eyeing move for Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes

AC Milan have been heavily linked with a move for Gedson Fernandes over the course of the transfer window.

It’s claimed by Italian media that AC Milan are eyeing move for Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes.

The 20-year-old has four years left on his current contract which expires in 2023.

Gedson Fernandes
Gedson Fernandes

Fernandes made 46 appearances across all competitions for Benfica, scoring 3 goals and supplying 6 assists in return.

The 20-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Portugal.

Gedson Fernandes has represented Portugal at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 63 caps and scoring 7 goals, before making his senior international debut in September 2018. As a member of Portugal national football team, Fernandes won 2 caps.

AC Milan
AC Milan

The Portugal international has impressed in Liga NOS this season and is starting to attract the interest of bigger clubs.

The Milan manager is looking to shore up his midfield options and Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes happens to be a target.

AC Milan have built a reputation for recruiting young talent from within Europe, predominantly targeting those with sell-on value and immense potential.

According to Calciomercato, “Serie A giants AC Milan have made contact to sign Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes. Gedson impressed for the Portuguese Under-20s side in the recent Under-20s FIFA World Cup as he played regularly in the midfield. He has previously been linked with Manchester City. Sky Italia claim that Milan won’t stop with the signing of Ismael Bennacer and have made an enquiry for Gedson. They have only discussed the feasibility of the deal.”

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A big money bid from Milan could tempt Benfica into selling their prized asset.

The 20-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current AC Milan squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.

Milan fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.

Will Gedson Fernandes be a Milan player soon? Only time will tell.

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