Eintracht Frankfurt will have to pay more if they want to sign AC Milan star Jens Petter Hauge. Milan expects the German club to meet their expectation and launch a new bid.
According to news from Sky (via MilanNews), Frankfurt wants to sign the Norwegian winger. They have submitted an initial bid in the region of €7-8m for Hauge but was rejected by Milan.
The Rossoneri are open to selling Hauge this summer but wants a fee closer to the €12-13m range. Milan is expecting Frankfurt to submit a new bid that will meet their valuation.
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Jens Petter Hauge was one of the signings made by Milan last season. The Norwegian had a good start in Italy as he quickly impressed with his performance. However, the game time diminished for him over the season.
The left-winger appeared 24 times for Milan in all competitions. He scored 5 goals during this time, with 3 of them coming in the Europa League. Hauge was the top scorer for AC Milan in their Europa qualification stage.
But, minutes started diminishing for the Norwegian over the course of the season. Hauge only managed to play under 1000 minutes in all competitions. This is a reason why the Rossoneri are looking to sell the winger this summer.
Frankfurt are highly interested in Hauge and wants to secure his service in this transfer window. Their initial bid though was rejected by Milan, and it is now reported that the Bundesliga club will launch a new bid. Frankfurt are in need of reinforcement in their attack and will be looking to use to reinvest the money they made from Andre Silva sale.
Hauge still has his contract with Milan till 2025. This means that they are in no need to sell him for lower fees. Thus Frankfurt will be forced to meet the requirement if they are serious about him. The negotiations are said to be ongoing between both parties and one could expect the move to be completed in the coming weeks.
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