Lucas Lima has emerged as a surprise target for AC Milan in the winter transfer window.
The Brazil international has joined Santos from Internacional for a fee in the region of 1.26 million euros in February 2014
Since his arrival from Internacional, Lucas Lima has scored 10 goals and provided 24 assists in 112 games for Santos, including one goal and provided 9 assists in 26 games in all competitions this season.
The Brazil international has been in impressive form for Santos this season.
As a member of Brazil national football team, Lucas Lima has won 14 caps and has scored two goals.
Adding a attacking midfielder remains AC Milan’s top priority this winter and Vincenzo Montella will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.
The report claims that AC Milan manager has extensively scouted Lucas Lima and is considering a move for the attacking midfielder.
The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Vincenzo Montella wants to target in the winter transfer window.
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AC Milan will be in the market for just a handful of statement signings this winter who can improve the first-team.
According to the report in Italian media, Milan have enquired into the availability of the player without actually making an offer mainly due to high costs of a potential transfer.
It will be interesting to see whether AC Milan make their move during the January transfer window.
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