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AC Milan target Tottenham right-back Emerson Royal

Milan have shown keen interest in securing the services of Emerson Royal, the full-back from Tottenham Hotspur, during the upcoming summer transfer window.

Aged 25, Emerson Royal boasts an impressive track record, having participated in 100 matches for Tottenham, wherein he netted 4 goals and contributed 2 assists to his team’s cause.

His prowess extends beyond club football, as he has also represented Brazil in 10 international fixtures.

Emerson Royal
Emerson Royal

Despite facing occasional criticism for his performances at Spurs, Milan remains undeterred in their pursuit of the Brazilian talent.

According to reports from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Rossoneri are actively seeking to bolster their defensive lineup with the acquisition of a full-back. Presently, Emerson emerges as the prime contender for this role. Interestingly, Milan’s admiration for Emerson predates his tenure at Tottenham, with the club expressing interest even during his stint with Barcelona.

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As Emerson prepares for a potential departure from Spurs in the upcoming transfer window, Milan views his versatile playing style as a perfect fit for their requirements. His ability to seamlessly operate on either flank adds a layer of strategic flexibility to Milan’s defensive setup.

However, negotiations may encounter a stumbling block in the form of Spurs’ valuation of the player. The North London club is reportedly seeking a fee in the vicinity of €30 million for Emerson’s services, a figure that Milan may need to carefully evaluate before proceeding with the transfer.

AC Milan
AC Milan

Despite the potential financial considerations, Milan remains undeterred in their pursuit of Emerson, viewing him as a valuable asset capable of fortifying their defensive line and contributing to their ambitions in both domestic and international competitions.

Should Milan succeed in securing Emerson’s signature, it would mark a significant reinforcement for the team, enhancing their prospects for success in the forthcoming season.

Milan’s interest in Emerson Royal underscores their commitment to strengthening their squad ahead of the new campaign. With negotiations underway, all eyes are on the potential transfer that could see Emerson donning the iconic red and black jersey of the Rossoneri in the near future.

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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.

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