Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren will reportedly have to take a pay cut for him to join Italian Serie A giants AC Milan this summer.
According to the Liverpool Echo, AC Milan are struggling to match the player’s weekly salary at his present club.
Apart from the weekly salary demands from Dejan Lovren, AC Milan are hoping to reduce the £15m to £20m asking price from Liverpool for the player as talks continue.
Dejan Lovren has two years left on his current deal at Liverpool and he could join seven-time European champions AC Milan who are in the market for a new defender this summer.
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The Rossoneri have also been linked with Sampdoria centre back Joachim Andersen.
The Danish player worked with newly appointed AC Milan manager Marco Giampolo at Sampdoria and both parties cohld reunite at the San Siro.
Marco Giampaolo led Sampdoria to a top half league finish at the end of last season before his appointment as the AC Milan last month.
The Italian tactician replaces Gennaro Gattuso who left the job at the end of last season.
On his part, Dejan Lovren signed for Liverpool from Southampton and he was an unused substitute as the Reds secured a sixth European title.