Euro Football Rumours

Marseille make offer for Milan striker Carlos Bacca

AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca has emerged as a surprise target for Marseille ahead of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in French Media (Maxifoot), Marseille make offer for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca.

The Colombia international has joined AC Milan from Sevilla for a fee in the region of 30 million euros in July 2015. The 30-year-old has a valid contract with AC Milan until June 2020.

Since his arrival from Sevilla, Carlos Bacca has scored 34 goals and provided 9 assists in 77 games for AC Milan, including 14 goals and provided 5 assists in 34 games in all competitions this season.

The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Colombia.

As a member of Colombia national football team, Carlos Bacca has won 39 caps and has scored 13 goals.

Adding a striker remains Marseille’s top priority this summer and Rudi García will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.

Carlos Bacca has been long term target of Rudi García as the manager look to bolster his attacking options for the next season.

Rudi García will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the AC Milan striker is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.

Marseille are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

According to the report in French Media, Marseille have already offered a three-year contract to Carlos Bacca.

Carlos Bacca would reportedly be interested in a move this summer, but if Marseille do want him, they will have to beat those other interested clubs to his signature.

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