AC Milan chiefs Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara would reportedly be open to an idea of a swap deal involving Frank Kessie and Thiago Alcantara in January.
According to recent reports, Frank Kessie has turned down the latest deal offer from Serie A giants, alerting the likes of Liverpool.
Kessie’s current contract with AC Milan expires next summer, and the Serie A giants are keen to hand fresh terms to the midfielder.
Those reports suggested that the Merseyside Reds, Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain have all been alerted to Frank Kessie’s situation and are considering making a move next summer.
And now according to Il Milanista, an ‘equal exchange’ would please everyone to avoid the worst case scenario of the player leaving as a free agent next summer.
However, the ECHO understands Thiago Alcantara remains a vital part of the set-up under Jurgen Klopp.
Meanwhile, Liverpool have reportedly joined the race to secure the services of young Red Bull Salzburg attacker Karim Adeyemi, alongside both Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Three of Europe’s elite football teams are locked in a battle to land the services of the young German, who found back of the net seven times last campaign in the Austrian Bundesliga.