The upcoming summer will see Milan improving their midfield department.
Italian source claim that Milan have opened talks for Florentino Luis.
The 20-year-old’s contract at Benfica is set to expire at the end of the 2023/24 campaign.
The midfielder has featured in 15 matches for Benfica this term, providing one assist in all competitions.
The 20-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Portugal.
Florentino Luis has represented Portugal at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 71 caps and scoring one goal.
He has been in impressive form for Benfica this season and it looks like he caught the eye of many European clubs including Milan.
AC Milan shortlist Florentino Luis as prime transfer target this summer.
This approach of signing exciting talent from different parts of the globe can reap rewards for Milan in the future.
Florentino Luis would provide a good variety to AC Milan’s midfield.
According to the report, “Milan step up the chase for Florentino Luis and are reportedly in ongoing talks with the Benfica starlet’s representatives. The Rossoneri have targeted the midfielder as their first choice this summer and Nicolò Schira claims the club is in ongoing talks with agent Bruno Carvalho and Benfica. Already in January the reports in Italy claimed Milan had tried to bring Luis on an 18-month loan plus an option to buy the 20-year-old. The youngster has a reported €120m release clause in his contract and has been linked with big clubs like Manchester City on the continent.”
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It would take a huge offer from Milan to prise the 20-year-old midfielder from Benfica.
Good signing for AC Milan?
It is smart from the club to invest in younger players, rather than splashing out big money on experienced players with no resale value.
Florentino Luis is very highly rated in Portugal and he could be a superb long term signing for Milan.
AC Milan fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see if Milan are willing to pay the asking price for Luis.
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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.