AC Milan in advance talks to sign Barcelona defender Emerson Royal, according to report in Spanish media.
The report in Mundo Deportivo claim Milan is keen on bringing Emerson to the Sansiro in this summer transfer market but are they are reluctant to meet Barcelona asking price of €30m.
AC Milan contact Barcelona for the signing of the highly-rated defender who is jointly owned by Barcelona and Betis, and sources close to Milan described the meeting as “very positive” and there is even talk of very advanced negotiations.
Barcelona meanwhile are ‘more cautious’, they confirm contacts with Milan and admit the possible exit of Emerson, but the Catalan side is adamant that nothing has been agreed regarding the Brazilian.
The report reveals that AC Milan is prepared to offer a price that is slightly beyond €25million and the deal to wrap up the signing of the 21-year-old star is close.