Milan Need Major Help from Ajax Captain to Pull Off Unlikely Acquisition

Milan offered Dusan Tadic a sizeable contract, but Ajax have no intention of letting him go. Director Mark Overmars told Telegraaf: “He is not for sale this summer. We started something beautiful with him three years ago, and he is too important to us. He is the cement that keeps our bricks together.” The Rossoneri need the player to openly push to leave to have chances to acquire him, Gianluca di Marzio report.

Milan would double his wages, and they proposed a €4M salary, while he is 2.3M per year now. They would be able to reach an agreement on a three-year deal in a hurry. However, since he is 33, they are willing to pay only a small fee to his team, informs. They have maintained a similar position in their attempt to sign Olivier Giroud from Chelsea.

The Rossoneri believe Tadic would be an excellent addition to the squad for multiple reasons. He has great international experience, nose for the goal, and charisma. Moreover, he is very versatile, having played in every offensive position, including false-nine. He would not be only Hakan Calhanoglu’s replacement, Tuttomercatoweb indicates.

Given Ajax’s strong stance, Milan are hoping the Serbian international will ask his club to join them, but it is not certain it will happen. He moved to the Dutch club in 2018 from Southampton for €13.7M in 2018. He has scored 76 goals and provided 70 assists during his time in Eredivisie, contributing to the victory of two domestic titles and two KNVB Cups.