With six goals conceded in two matches Milan management is pushing harder than ever for a defender who would play a decisive role in holding the defense together. While South Americans Rodrigo Caio and Matteo Musacchio remain distinct possibilities, Inter Milan's Andrea Ranocchia seems the likelier alternative.
Milan are right back in for Brazil's U-23 defender Rodrigo Caio after their defensive horror show at San Paolo last night.
Milan are reportedly interested in former Italy U-21 international Danielle Baselli who scored a goal against the Rossoneri last week in their opening fixture against Torino.
Napoli will play host to AC Milan in Round two of Serie A fixtures at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples after playing out a 2-2 draw away to newly promoted Pescara. Maurizio Sarri's men will look deny Montella's team any sort of momentum that they might try to pick up on building from their 3-2 win against Torino.
AC Milan have now turned down a second bid from Chelsea for their young center back. The Blues had reportedly made a €25 million offer to the Rossonerri on Monday only to see it get rejected.
According to reports in Italy AC Milan are negotiating with Chelsea, but not for Alessio Romagnoli. Instead the Rossoneri are interested in bringing Croatian youngster Mario Pasalic who is yet to feature in a game for Chelsea and has had loan spells in Spain and France.
Chelsea have started the season positively with two wins from their first two games in the Premier League. However, their failure to keep a clean sheet in either game has only hastened Antonio Conte's search for defensive additions to the squad.
AC Milan were approached by Chelsea earlier today for former Italy under-21 centre back Alessio Romagnoli. Milan have told Chelsea representatives that they consider the defender un-sellable despite an offer of € 35 million.
The search for a top midfielder has eluded both Liverpool and Milan this season and it seems it will continue to do so as the two clubs lock horns for the signature of Leandro Paredes of AS Roma.
Conte is still looking for defensive reinforcements in Italy after failure to secure Koulibaly. Latest reports claim that Conte wants to convince Giorgio Chiellini to come to Stamford Bridge from Turin and could make a €30 million offer to Juventus for the 32 year old defender.