Published On: Wed, May 15th, 2013

AC Milan intensify interest in Sampdoria midfielder

are ready to challenge Serie A champions in the race to sign midfielder .

The Italian, who spent last season on loan with , could join their cross-town rivals next season.

The news comes from Sky Sport Italia who claim Milan have stepped up their efforts to capture Poli.

The former Under-21 international is expected to be sold this summer as his contract expires in 2014.

The Marassi outfit aren’t running the risk of losing the midfielder for nothing and a €6 million offer is thought to be sufficient.

Poli has expressed a liking for the Rossoneri in the past when he gave an interview with Tuttosport back in March.

He has made 30 Serie A appearances this season scoring three goals.

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