AC Milan, one of the biggest household names in football history, and one of the top best teams in the Italian Serie A have qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stages next season and this will be the first time they will be achieving this feat in as long as eight years, having last done so back in 2013. Since then, they have been ensuring disappointing seasons in the Serie A that have seen them either miss out on European football or only make it to the group stages of the UEFA Europa League.
However, following their confirmed status as one of the contenders for the UCL title next season, their next plan will now be to try and complete their transfer businesses on time in a bid to strengthen and bolster their squad till its capable of competing against other top teams across the top 5 leagues in Europe.
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It is currently almost certain that Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo may not be at the club ahead of next season, according to multiple reports from Italy and abroad. Pirlo was appointed as the club’s new manager following the departure of former head coach Maurizio Sarri some months ago. Following Pirlo’s appointment, the club have not reaped the amount of success they were hoping to enjoy under the former Italy international manager and they could well be lining up his replacement as soon as possible.
Pirlo, a Juventus legend, was deemed fit for the managerial role after Sarri left the club but he has not been able to justify his appointment, with the club not only missing out on the league title after losing it to Inter Milan but also close to missing out on Champions League football as well.
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Italian Serie A giants AC Milan are looking to raid the English Premier League for possible player signings in the summer transfer window, according to reports. After outlining their interest toward the idea of signing Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori permanently, they now want to make it a double raid on the Premier League as they have sighted Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, as a possible transfer target.
Mata is currently playing in the last year of his United contract but has been largely restricted to only a few games since the start of the season. He has been largely used in the UEFA Europa League competition this campaign but he’s also not been playing enough games. His last appearance came in the 6-2 thrashing of AS Roma in the Europa League on Thursday and it was only a cameo appearance he made.
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