Mateo Kovacic is not playing many minutes this season, despite his good performance when Zidane decided to introduce him in the line up when many midfielders players were injured. Because of this reason there are many teams that are interested in the young Croatian midfielder. According to Calciomercato, Milan and Roma are ready to prepare a huge offer in the next transfer market with the target of sining Kovacic for next season. The Italians sides want to take advantage of the fact that he is not playing in Zidane’s usual starting 11 to try to convince the Croatian player.
AC Milan: The team managed by Montella is ready to do many signings because they want to return to be a top team in Europe and now they want to take advantage of the new economic power of their Chinese owners. Mateo Kovacic is one of the alternatives that the Lombard team manages because he is a very young player who can grow with the pass of the years and that can become in a key player in the future.
AS Roma: Roma are searching for a substitute of Radja Naninggolan, who seems that he will sign for a Premier League in the next season and the Croatian midfielder seems to be the best option to replace him in the midfield. The team managed by Spalletti is going to play Champions League in the next season and they want to sign players who can give a high level in the best European club competition. Roma cannot offer Real Madrid a very high offer but is a club where the Croatian midfielder can have minutes.
Kovacic has played so far 24 games in the regular season, six in Champions League and four in La Copa del Rey. In this season he has played in every position in the midfield, substituting Modric when he was injured and occupying Casemiro’s position when he had to rest, showing that he can also be an stopper.