AC Milan are known for going under the radar and signing some hidden gems in the transfer window.
The reports in Italy suggested that Milan have joined Juventus in race for Pisa striker Lorenzo Lucca.
The Italy international joined Pisa from Palermo for a fee in the region of 2.1 million euros in July 2021. His contract expires in the summer of 2026.
The striker has featured in 17 matches this term, netting 6 goals and providing 2 assists in all competitions.
The 21-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Italy. Lucca has represented Italy at Under-21 level, winning 4 caps and scoring 2 goals.
His performances have seen him become the target of many Serie A clubs including Milan.
The report claims that Milan manager has extensively scouted Lucca and is considering a move for the striker.
The former Palermo man is a traditional number nine, having all types of finishes in his locker.
According to the report, “Pisa president Giuseppe Corrado admits big club interest is growing for Lorenzo Lucca. The young centre-forward has been linked with Juventus this season, though Corrado warns the Bianconeri won’t get a clear run at the centre-forward. AC Milan are also now being mentioned as a potential destination for Lucca in 2022.”
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Pisa are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the striker, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Should AC Milan pursue Lorenzo Lucca?
If Milan and Pioli are seriously considering a striker, Lucca could also prove to be a smart option.
Lorenzo Lucca is very highly rated in Italy and he could be a superb long term signing for Milan.
If Pioli sees him as the right man for his side, Milan should quickly make a move to fend off interest from other clubs.
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Should AC Milan make a move for Lorenzo Lucca?
Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.