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Sport Milan want Arsenal CEO as new President

02:15  13 july  2018
02:15  13 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Arsenal and Tottenham target makes decision over his future at Barcelona

  Arsenal and Tottenham target makes decision over his future at Barcelona Reported Arsenal and Tottenham target Rafinha has decided to seek a move away from Barcelona this summer as he looks to join Inter Milan permanently. The North London duo had been heavily linked with respective swoops for the Brazilian midfielder but according to reports from Italy, Inter is Rafinha’s preferred destination this summer. Arsenal are already well-stocked with midfield options and with Lucas Torreira set to join from Sampdoria in the immediate future, Rafinha was mentioned as another potential target for the Gunners. However, it seems he has decided on where he wants to be playing his football next term, and that is at San Siro with Inter. Rafinha spent the second half of last season on loan at the Serie A club and it’s believed that he is keen to continue playing under Luciano Spalletti at Inter. Arsenal are said to be chasing a deal for Steven N’Zonzi from Sevilla, too, indicating that their pursuit of midfield targets is not yet over for the summer transfer window.

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INTER MILAN have confirmed their interest in Arsenal contract rebel Mesut Ozil. The Germany international is yet to sign a new deal at the Emirates with his current one set to expire next summer. Inter president Erick Thohir has revealed Ozil is on his shopping list.

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AC Milan want Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis to lead the club amid a boardroom shake-up.

The Italian giants are now owned by US hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, after President Yonghong Li defaulted on his debts, so the holding company was repossessed.

A board meeting on Thursday failed to move proceedings forward, so a new President and Board of Directors will be appointed on July 21.

According to Sky Sports Italia, as cited by Football Italia, Milan have approached Leonardo, Sassuolo’s Giovanni Carnevali and Gazidis.

Gazidis has been Arsenal CEO since 2009, and according to Football Italia, Elliott Management’s founder Paul Singer was turned onto the South African born businessman by his son who is a big fan of the Gunners/

Milan need to sell before pursuing Morata deal .
AC Milan reportedly need to sell one of two first-team players before they can push for a move to sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea. According to reports in Italy from Corriere dello Sport, either Suso or Gianluigi Donnarumma may be forced out of the San Siro this summer. Milan have found themselves in tricky financial situations in recent years and their off-the-field worries have continued into the summer transfer window. Despite entering a new ownership, there is still said to be a need to balance the books. Suso and Donnarumma, who ironically are both being linked with moves to London, remain two of the most valuable assets in the current squad. Milan are keen on a deal to sign Morata, who is facing a bleak future at Chelsea but need the necessary funds. With Gonzalo Higuain being heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge, it appears that Chelsea are ready to cut their losses on the former Real Madrid man.

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