AC Milan reportedly reaches an settlement with Santos starlet
Santos FC striker Kaio Jorge’s future appears to be in Serie A as the 19-year-old is ready to start his European career.
According to the Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport (via TNT Sports), AC Milan have reached an agreement with the player’s representative, Giuliano Bertolucci, that the striker will arrive with the Rossoneri team.
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Now Milan have to negotiate with Santos about the immediate release of Jorge, who is under contract until the end of the year. For this, Milan are ready to offer the Brazilian club compensation.
Milan won’t pay the € 10m required by Santos to release the player but are willing to pay over € 6m for the teen to head to Europe this summer.
Jorge has a contract with Santos until the end of the year and the player’s representatives are ruling out an extension. As a result, the Brazilian club will have to work out a deal for the player this summer and not lose him for free in the winter window.