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Marco Asensio ‘would prefer move to AC Milan over Liverpool’

Marco Asensio ‘would rather move to AC Milan than Liverpool this summer’, with more first-team opportunities guaranteed with the Italian champions as he enters the final year of his Real Madrid deal

  • Marco Asensio would reportedly prefer to move to Serie A champions AC Milan
  • Unsure he would be a consistent starter under Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool
  • The attacking midfielder still has one year left on his current Real Madrid deal

Marco Asensio would reportedly prefer a move to AC Milan over Liverpool as he would be more assured of a starting spot with the Italian champions.

The attacking midfielder, who is out of contract with Real Madrid next summer, will likely have this window available at a discounted price and would be of great interest to several European clubs.

According to Spanish publication SportJurgen Klopp likes the player, but Asensio is unsure about a move to Merseyside over concerns about a starting spot in Liverpool’s XI.

Marco Asensio would prefer a move to AC Milan over Liverpool because of the opportunities in the first team

Marco Asensio would prefer a move to AC Milan over Liverpool because of the opportunities in the first team

Sadio Mane has completed a medical check before signing a £250,000-a-week contract with Bayern

Sadio Mane has completed a medical check before signing a £250,000-a-week contract with Bayern

Liverpool are looking to bolster their attackers after Sadio Mane’s departure to Bayern Munich.

However, Asensio is said to fear his predicament at Real Madrid, where he was a rare starter, which is also the case at Liverpool.

Despite Mane’s loss this summer, Liverpool have a wealth of attacking talent, including Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Roberto Firmino and new signing Darwin Nunez.

Liverpool's wealth of attacking talent could block Marco Asensio's base path

Liverpool’s wealth of attacking talent could block Marco Asensio’s base path

It is that list of players that would have convinced the Spain international that a move to AC Milan would be more beneficial for his career.

The Italian champions don’t have the same depth as Liverpool, and Asensio will likely be more of a key player in their roster than he would be under Klopp.

However, the power of Premier League clubs’ wealth threatens to bear its teeth once again with reports suggesting AC Milan lack the financial strength to match what Liverpool could, both in terms of compensation to Real Madrid and wages. to Asensio.

With Asensio out of contract next summer, he will be considerably cheaper than he would otherwise be, but the Spanish giants are unlikely to let him go for little.

The attacking midfielder recently told reporters that there were 'opportunities' for a transfer this summer

The attacking midfielder recently told reporters that there were ‘opportunities’ for a transfer this summer

Meanwhile, his wages are said to be around £138,000 a week, which could be a sticking point for AC Milan, Sport claims.

Asensio told reporters this month there were “opportunities” to leave Real Madrid this summer.

My contract is still running for one year. Now I’m concentrating on the national team,” he said.

“When this is over, we’ll talk. We’ll see what I’ll do with my future. I think there are possibilities. There is also the option to stay and fulfill my contract year.

Rumors are part of football, and even more so with Real Madrid. High-level players are always associated with it. It’s something we have to live with.”



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