Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier appears increasingly likely to leave north London this summer, according to reports.
Corriere dello Sport claim, as relayed by @HotspurRelated, that AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli ‘dreams’ of signing the Tottenham defender in the summer. The Italian publication added that Aurier remains one of the ‘main objectives’ for the Rossoneri as they seek to shore up their defence before the start of next season.
Milan have been monitoring the 27-year-old for some time, with Corriere dello Sport claiming that they have kept close tabs on the Ivory Coast captain since last year. However, the Serie A giants must sell Davide Calabria or Andrea Conti before they can buy the ex-Paris Saint-Germain ace, while Jose Mourinho needs to find a right-back replacement sooner rather than later.
Apparently Aurier has already agreed to move to the San Siro as he wants to leave north London, despite becoming Mourinho’s main man on the right flank. The Lilywhites will not stand his way if he wants to leave, as he is reluctant to sign a new deal.
While personal terms will not be a problem, Daniel Levy is demanding that Milan pay €20m (£18m), but the Serie A side believe that the Ivorian wants to join them and that the two clubs can sort out a deal.
As far as the Spurs chairman is concerned, Levy is keen to recoup close to the price he paid to PSG for him three years ago. It remains to be seen if he will get what he wants in the summer as Spurs and Milan remain far apart in their valuation of Aurier.
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