On loan Real Madrid star Brahim Diaz is facing an uncertain summer next year, with little clarity on his future.
The 23-year-old is half way through the second year of his loan to Milan, which has been a successful stint for both his development and for Milan.
The Italian club want to retain him beyond next summer and do have a €22m buy clause, although ultimately Real Madrid still have control, with a €27m buyback clause also inserted. It has been said that Carlo Ancelotti will have a big say in their course of action too.
According to GdS, via MD, Milan and Madrid are already in talks about a deal. However the Rossoneri are keen to reduce his fee below the €22m.
At a young age, and having started two thirds of Milan’s Serie A matches this season, it would be a surprise if they were able to reduce that fee much below that amount. It seems unlikely that a Premier League club would not pay equal to or even above what Milan are willing to for him, so unless it is a gesture of good will to Brahim, there is little incentive to do so.
It is possible that they see Milan as the best place for him to continue his development. If they feel he could become a bigger star, retaining a buyback clause at a reasonable level may come in use later down the line, either to use Brahim in their own side or sell him on at a profit.
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Source by Football Espana