AC Milan transfer news: 20-year-old starlet to be scouted, January exit touted for summer signing

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AC Milan are reportedly set to keep close tabs on PSV youngster Steven Bergwijn in the coming weeks having been linked with a swoop for the Dutch starlet.

The 20-year-old has continued to impress this season, scoring five goals in nine games after a successful campaign last year where he bagged eight goals and 11 assists in 36 outings.

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In turn, he is evidently talented, but time will tell if he can consistently deliver at the highest level to potentially earn a move elsewhere.

According to Calciomercato, he has seemingly captured the attention of Milan as they’re being tipped to scout the winger, with Gennaro Gattuso arguably still missing a key option in that department.

While the likes of Suso, Hakan Calhanoglu and Samu Castillejo offer a threat and creativity in the wide positions, Bergwijn perhaps would offer something a little more direct and a goal threat, as his goalscoring record from last season and this year would suggest.

With that in mind, he could offer a crucial new dynamic to the Milan attack, but time will tell if he impresses over the coming weeks to convince the Italian giants to make a concrete offer.

Elsewhere, there could be an exit on the cards as summer signing Alen Haliliovic is being linked with a departure in January, just months after arriving at the San Siro.

As per Calciomercato, the 22-year-old is still attracting interest in Spain, and so having played a limited role for Gattuso to this point, managing just three minutes of football in total in the Europa League in midweek, he may struggle to establish himself as a key figure for the Rossoneri.

In turn, perhaps an exit makes sense but it will undoubtedly come as a disappointment after being tipped to be a key squad player on his arrival.

Having previously fallen short at Barcelona, it looks as though another big opportunity at a top club could be slipping away from the Croatian international.

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