Rafael Leao has presented a strong case to be called one of the best players in Serie A, as well as the AC Milan squad. The forward was one of the main contributors to the league title win last season, and his contract with the club expires in 2024.
The AC Milan board has been talking with the player to get him to renew. However, they haven’t been able to reach an agreement with him as things stand.
Rafael Leao contract talks: Paolo Maldini speaks
AC Milan director Paolo Maldini spoke about the Portugal international and whether he would be sold recently.
“Leao has a difficult situation deriving from the move to Lille, this is affecting him a lot and has meant that our interlocutors have often changed. Rafa, however, is grateful to us and I am interested in what he tells us,” he said.
“Rafa understands that his path in the next few years must be at Milan, he understands it and tells us. Then there will be a negotiation but we know that strong players must be paid for their value.
“If the team grows further, Rafael Leao will have everything for To compete to the maximum. Then of course, there are no non-transferable players for all the teams in the world. If we can say that there is a good chance of finding an agreement with him and Sporting? Yes, with him yes.”