As learned by MilanNews, the terms for the permanent purchase of Sandro Tonali from Brescia have been outlined, and Milan have until June 16 to complete the purchase. The next few days will be pivotal for Maldini and management to secure the deal for the Italian profile. Brescia and Milan initially agreed to a 35 million euro price tag last summer, but after negotiations in the last week, Milan have talked the Serie B club down to a price tag of 25 million plus a player.
10 million was paid last year when Tonali joined on loan, and Milan will owe the club another 15 million, plus Primavera player Giacomo Olzer. Olzer made only one senior appearance for Milan this past season in a Coppa Italia game, but the player has promise and fans hope that a buyback clause will be added to the deal.
Brescia will also receive a 20% commission on a future sale of Tonali if the Rossoneri sell the player in years to come. There is confidence that there has been agreement on these terms, and that the deal will be wrapped up shortly.
Milan see Tonali is a pivotal piece of Pioli’s plans moving forward. The player will continue learning his role in a double pivot midfield, and will likely see more minutes on the pitch this season due to the scheduled month absence of the two starters Kessie and Bennacer.