Gandini: Ljajic did not want to deal with AC Milan
With Fiorentina winger Adem Ljajic closing in on a transfer to Serie A rivals Roma AC Milan executive Umberto Gandini has revealed that the Tuscan club would not discuss the possibility of a potential move to the San Siro.
The former Italian foreign minister, now director of sport for the Rossoneri, made the short declaration via social media after the club had come under fire from fans for their apparent inability to challenge the Roma for the 21-year-old.
“They did not want to deal with us,” Gandini stated on Twitter.
With Ljajic unwilling to sign a new deal with the Viola he was left out of the squad for their opening match of the season against Catania on Monday night as the club confirmed that he would likely be sold before the close of the transfer window.
However, although the Florence based side then entered negotiations with the Giallorossi for the attacker it was reported that they rejected the advanced of the Rossoneri, despite Ljajic’s preference of a move to the San Siro.
Ljajic is thought to be close to sealing a move to Roma.
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