AC Milan transfer news: Real Madrid star agrees move, €70m Plan B in place

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AC Milan have reportedly reached an agreement on personal terms with Alvaro Morata, but will have to negotiate with Real Madrid over a transfer fee.

The 24-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Milan this summer, as he looks for a more prominent role next season having been left disappointed with his playing time at the Bernabeu.

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After scoring 20 goals and providing six assists in 42 appearances in all competitions so far this season with the Champions League final still to come, it’s a decent return from the Spanish international after previously impressing at Juventus.

According to Sky Sport Italia, he may well be plying his trade back in Serie A next season, as an agreement has been reached on personal terms while the Rossoneri will talk with Madrid about a transfer fee after this weekend.

It’s reported that Morata will sign a five-year contract worth over €8m-a-year, with the two parties likely to discuss the transfer fee next week.

If for whatever reason the deal collapses, Sky report that Andrea Belotti is being lined up as a Plan B, and that Milan are ready to offer €70m for the Italian international along with additional bonuses or perhaps players in exchange in order to lower Torino’s demands for their striker.

Given that he has a €100m release clause in his contract, it will take something significant for Torino to accept a lesser fee, but it appears as though he remains a target if the Morata deal falls through.

With Carlos Bacca and Gianluca Lapadula struggling to provide a consistent source of goals last season, it looks fairly certain Milan will be making a marquee signing to bolster their attack.

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