Having joined AC Milan last summer, Italian defender, Leonardo Bonucci could become part of the clear out as Milan could be forced to sell their prized assets following another unsuccessful campaign, with Manchester United considering a bid for Bonnuci as the Serie A side seek to solve their financial woes, the Mirror reports.
Bonucci arrived at the San Siro amid a flurry of signings as Milan set their sights on a title challenge, however having finished lower than anticipated in sixth, Gennaro Gattuso’s side will be forced to part with many of their high earners due to financial fair play regulations.
According to Yahoo Sports, United have been keeping tabs on 31-year-old Bonucci’s situation in Italy as Jose Mourinho continues his mission to strengthen his backline again this summer despite already having five centre-backs on the books at Old Trafford.
The ex-Juventus man could provide some indispensable experience the Red Devils defence as they look to knock rivals, Manchester City off of top spot next year. Milan will undoubtedly be made to rue the departures of many big names as they face the punishment for their overspending under previous manager, Vincenzo Montella.
Bonucci was ever-present for Milan in his first season following his switch across Serie A, making 51 appearances in all competitions, scoring twice. The Italian has been capped 80 times for his country but has never played his club football outside of his home nation.
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