Tottenham Hotspur and PSG eyeing January battle for AC Milan midfielder

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According to recent reports, two of Europe’s biggest clubs have already begun laying the groundwork to sign AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.

That’s according to a recent report from Italian outlet Calciomercato, who claims the industrious midfielder is wanted by Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and French giants Paris-Saint Germain.

Kessie, 24, joined AC Milan in 2017, initially on loan from Atalanta, before making his switch permanent two seasons later in a deal worth £21.6m.

Since his arrival in Serie A, the Ivorian midfielder has gone on to feature in 185 matches, in all competitions, directly contributing to 45 goals, along the way.

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However, currently with just 12-months left on his deal and no sign of a renewal yet, there are growing concerns the 24-year-old may need to be sold in January in order for AC Milan to recoup something for his services.

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Franck Kessie is wanted by both Spurs and PSG.

The latest in the ongoing saga comes from Calciomercato, who claims that both Paris-Saint Germain and Tottenham Hotspur have already opened talks with the player’s camp with the Londoners offering a salary of around £6.8m.

If AC Milan is serious about keeping hold of one of Europe’s most highly-rated defensive midfielders, it goes without saying that they must reach a contract agreement sooner rather than later.

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