FC Midtjylland Reject AC Milan’s €5M Bid for Impressive Super Eagles Star Valued Around €8M

FC Midtjylland Reject AC Milan’s €5M Bid for Impressive Super Eagles Star Valued Around €8M

  • Raphael Onyedika is on the radar of Italian club AC Milan, but FC Midtjylland want €8m for the Nigerian
  • Milan’s initial €5m bid has been rejected as negotiations continue between the two clubs
  • Top officials at the San Siro outfit, including Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara, had scouted the midfielder

Italian giants AC Milan saw their €5m bid for Nigerian star Raphael Onyedika rejected by Danish club FC Midtjylland as the summer transfer window is set to close.

Milan are hoping to bolster their squad this summer, and they have set sights on the Nigerian international who is valued at €8m by his club.

Nigerian outlet Daily Post reports that AC Milan have been discussing with Midtjylland for several weeks, but the latter rejected their €5m bid.

Raphael Onyedika, Midtjylland, AC Milan
Raphael Onyedika could join AC Milan before the summer transfer window closes. Photo: Jose Manuel Alvarez
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The 21-year-old is valued for around €8m, meaning the Italians need to up their game in a bid to sign the dazzling midfielder.

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It was gathered that the technical director at AC Milan, Paolo Maldini and director of football, Frederic Massara, had scouted the Nigerian.

Onyedika, who arrived at FC Midtjylland’s Academy from local club FC Ebedei in 2019, is appreciated for his explosiveness and intelligence on the ball.

The player has grown to become one of the key stars in the team following the departure of his compatriot, Frank Onyeka to Brentford last summer.

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The 33-year-old became a cult hero among Trabzonspor fans after he impressed as they went on to make a statue to honour him.

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Sports Brief earlier reported that football fans of Premier League returnees Nottingham Forest queued up to get autographs of Nigerian international Taiwo Awoniyi.

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Source: SportsBrief.com