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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Milan Close To One-Year Extension

Apr 10, 2021 5:18 PM

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is close to signing a one-year extension with AC Milan.

"With Ibra, we are very close to an agreement. There are just a few minor details to be resolved," said technical director Paolo Maldini.

Ibrahimovic currently leads the squad in goals.

Maldini was less optimistic over securing deals for Gianluigi Donnarumma and midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu. 

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AC Milan Signs Mario Mandzukic To Six-Month Deal

Jan 19, 2021 9:30 PM

AC Milan have signed Mario Mandzukic on a six-month contract.

Mandzukic spent four seasons with Juventus before moving to Qatari side Al-Duhail SC in 2019.

The deal is similar in structure to one which brought Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to Milan in January 2019.

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Dominik Szoboszlai To Join Leipzig, Stay In 'Red Bull Family'

Dec 11, 2020 3:33 PM

Dominik Szoboszlai is set to sign a five-year contract with RB Leipzig as they will pay his €25 million release clause with Red Bull Salzburg.

Arsenal and AC Milan also had interest in signing Szoboszlai, who prefers to stay in the "Red Bull family" in January.

Szoboszlai has long been considered one of the best young talents in Europe but has had his breakthrough this season.

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Tags: Arsenal, RB Leipzig, A.C. Milan, Misc Rumor, Transfer Rumor

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive For COVID-19

Sep 24, 2020 1:21 PM

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19.

"I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms whatsoever. COVID had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea," wrote Ibrahimovic on Twitter.

Milan said they have "informed the relevant authorities and the player has been promptly placed in quarantine at home. All other team members and staff have tested negative."

Ibrahimovic scored two goals in AC Milan's win on Monday.

Ibrahimovic returned to Milan last December after leaving MLS side LA Galaxy.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs One-Year Extension At AC Milan

Aug 30, 2020 4:59 PM

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a one-year contract extension with AC Milan.

The contract is worth $8.2 million.

The 38-year-old scored 10 goals in 18 matches on loan last season.

"As I've always said, I'm not here to be a mascot. I'm here to bring results and to help the team, the coach and the squad return to where Milan should be.

"We had a great last six months but we haven't won anything. This year I've got the chance to be here from the start so we've got to continue like we were, working hard and sacrificing ourselves to reach our goals," said Ibrahimovic.

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AC Milan Would Like To Keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic Next Season

Aug 1, 2020 11:06 PM

Paolo Maldini said that he sees Zlatan Ibrahimovic as a part of AC Milan for next season.

Ibrahimovic's contract expires this summer.

"We have created something this season which needs continuity. Zlatan is part of this project," club legend Maldini said. "It won't be any easy negotiation but we want to move forward with him. In attack with him we feel content, then there are Ante Rebic and Rafael Leao as well as other young players who can grow exponentially with him. That is our line."

Ibrahimovic became the oldest player to score at least 10 goals in a single Serie A campaign.

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AC Milan Extends Stefano Pioli, Backs Out Of Deal With Ralf Rangnick

Jul 22, 2020 5:48 PM

AC Milan have signed Stefano Pioli to a two-year extension.

Milan went 10 games unbeaten and led the club to make a U-turn on Pioli after they had agreed to terms with Ralf Rangnick. Milan will likely need to pay Rangnick compensation.

Rangnick released a statement saying: “Milan and I have agreed that it is currently not the right time to be working together. Considering this and the development the squad is undergoing, and the results it is producing, under the current coach, Stefano Pioli, we have decided that I will not take a role at the club.”

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Ralf Rangnick Interested In Bringing Koln Sporting Director To Milan

Jul 11, 2020 6:16 PM

Ralf Rangnick is in discussions to bring FC Koln sporting director Horst Heldt to Milan.

The two previously worked together at Schalke.

Rangnick is also interested in bringing Markus Schopp from TSV Hartberg as one of his assistant coaches. 

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Ralf Rangnick Agrees To Become Manager Of AC Milan

Jul 7, 2020 4:32 PM

Ralf Rangnick has agreed to become manager of AC Milan beginning in the 20-21 season on a three-year contract

Rangnick will also hold discussions with Milan to combine that role with that of sporting director, a position currently held by Paolo Maldini.

Rangnick has also been linked with Manchester United, Bayern and Everton.

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Dayot Upamecano Reportedly Chooses Arsenal Over Milan

Jun 13, 2020 3:35 PM

RB Leipzig centerback Dayot Upamecano has reportedly decided to join Arsenal, according to reports in Italy.

The 21-year-old picked Arsenal over Milan, Manchester United, and Bayern Munich.

Leipzig placed a $50 million price tag on Upamecano, whose contract runs through June 2021. 

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Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva Set To Leave PSG On Free This Summer

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Suffers Calf Injury, Escapes Achilles Tear

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Serie A Training To Resume On May 4th

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Brescia President: Cancel Serie A, Let Lazio Win Title

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Gianluigi Donnarumma Linked With PSG Move

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Starts Fundraiser To 'Kick The Coronavirus Away'

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Serie A Could Spread Campaign Over Two Seasons

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All Serie A Matches Suspended Until April 3rd Due To Coronvirus

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Serie A Schedules Emergency Meeting To Discuss Coronavirus

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Milan Sack Football Director Zvonimir Boban

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Serie A Matches To Be Played Behind Closed Doors Until April

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Ralf Rangnick Reportedly Signs Contract With Milan

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Ralf Rangnick Linked With Milan Move

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Krzysztof Piatek Completes Record Deal To Hertha Berlin

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Suso Joins Sevilla On 18-Month Loan

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Milan, Torino To Observe Moment Of Silence For Kobe Bryant

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Suso Linked With Potential Sevilla Move

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Youssouf Fofana Drawing Interest From Atalanta, Milan

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Stefano Pioli: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Gives Milan 'That Something Extra'

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Aston Villa To Sign Pepe Reina

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