Report: Arsenal eyeing £62m AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma

Arsenal manager Unai Emery     during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor, Burnley on Sunday 12th May 2019.

Serie A giants AC Milan could be forced to sell Donnarumma with Premier League giants Arsenal allegedly circling.

Gianluigi Donnarumma ,Goalkeeper of AC Milan saving the ball  from Juventus FC's Penalty   during the Supercoppa TIM Doha 2016 match between Juventus FC and AC Milan at the Jassim Bin...

Arsenal are looking to take advantage of AC Milan’s failure to secure Champions League football, according to Tuttomercatoweb, with Unai Emery’s side plotting a huge move for Italian international goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

At the age of 20, Donnarumma has already made 164 appearances for the Rossoneri and hasn’t missed a single Serie A fixture since the 2015/16 season.

 

And he continues to establish himself as one of the finest goalkeeping prospects of his generation, having first established himself as Milan’s undisputed number one at the tender age of just 16 – a feat almost unheard of at the top level of European football.

But with the Italian giants finishing fifth in Serie A and missing out on the Champions League once again, Milan could be forced to sell a number of their star players to raise funds and avoid potential Financial Fair Play sanctions.

Gianluigi Donnarumma of Italy looks on prior to the training session at Centro Tecnico Federale di Coverciano on May 30, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

And, according to TMW, Arsenal are circling with The Gunners looking for a replacement for the retiring Petr Cech.

Donnarumma will cost a club record £62 million, however, meaning Arsenal themselves will probably have to secure Champions League qualification themselves to fund a potential deal.

The Gunners can only seal a place in the tournament by beating Chelsea in tomorrow’s Europa League final.

AC Milan's Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma catches the ball during the Italian Serie A football match Torino vs AC Milan at the Olimpico stadium in Torino on April 18, 2018.

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