Chelsea are reportedly in contact with the entourage of AC Milan’ attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu to sign him in the upcoming summer transfer window.
The contract of the 27-year-old Turkish international is due to finish with the Rossoneri at the end of this season. The speculation surrounding his future continues to gather pace, and it’s still unclear what he will decide for his future.
However, Calhanoglu is having a very good season with Stefano Pioli’s side in Serie A. He has made 36 appearances in all competitions, managed to score seven goals and eleven assists this season.
Chelsea to land Milan star Calhanoglu
Milan bought Calhanoglu in the summer of 2017 from German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen for €23.3 million. Since then he has been the main creative man in the Milan midfield. Hakan Calhanoglu made 373 appearances. He managed to find the back of the net 87 times for the Red and Black half of San Siro.
According to reports, Milan are willing to give a contract extension to the Chelsea target Calhanoglu. However, the Rossoneri haven’t met the demands made by the Turkish midfielder. Calhanoglu wants a €5 million per year contract. However, Milan are only willing to give €4 million.
As a result, other clubs are coming into contention to sign the midfielder. Juventus, Chelsea and Arsenal are all in for the signature of Calhanoglu. Juventus have offered the midfielder a much lucrative offer which put them on to the driving seat. If Chelsea want desperately to land Calhanoglu at Stamford Bridge then they have to increase their offer.
It will be interesting to see if Chelsea really are going to go all out for the Milan midfield. As they already got quite a few quality players in that position and it won’t necessarily be an upgrade from those players if Chelsea managed to land Calhanoglu at Stamford Bridge.
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