The Italian city of Milan is not just the home of two of Europe's biggest clubs in AC and Inter, but it is also the well-known fashion capital of the world, haven of all the movers and shakers of the style industry. As they will be fully aware, you can never do too much shopping in a market and that's the sort of buying-craze that has befit AC Milan in this transfer window.
Despite chief executive Adriano Galliani being quoted by Sky Sport Italia as saying that Milan's transfer business is complete after remaining immune to PSG's mega-money bid for centre-half Thiago Silva, Massimo Allegri's side indeed look to be after a couple of players, familiar to the Premier League.
Goal.com believe that Milan have began negotiations with Manchester City's out-of-favour striker Edin Dzeko, as well as left-back Aleksandar Kolarov, but talks with the latter have hit a snag after City refused the Rossaneri's apparent attempt to take the Serbian on loan.
Milan are struggling for cash at the moment and will reportedly have to sell before they can buy, so they are reluctant to budge on thier particularly unnatractive temporary proposal for Kolarov who played a significant part in City's title-winning campaign of last year.
It is also believed that Milan would be unwilling to stump up more than the £15 million asking price for Dzeko an will instead be ready to settle on a £19 million sum owed in installments over four years.
The family of Milan President Silvio Berlusconi are said to be impressed by Carroll, despite his goal-shy year of last season and it could pave the way for a surprise move. Regardless of Galliani's urging of thrift, it's never a dull moment with ex-Italian Prime Minister Mr. Berlusconi.
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