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Donnarumma in talks for contract extension with Milan

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The Italian goalkeeper wonderkid is growing with each match, but his contract seems to do so, too.

According to Corriere della Sera sources, AC Milan and Gianluigi Donnarumma are in talks for a contract extension.

Everyone knows about the love-hate relationship between Donnarumma and AC Milan and their fans.

With Paris Saint-Germain looking for a long-term solution for their goalkeeping position, Donnarumma is primed as the #1 target.

PSG signed Keylor Navas from Real Madrid this summer. However, even though Navas is a world-class goalkeeper, he also just turned 33, which means he will have to be replaced very soon.

The club from the French capital has all the cash in the world to throw at Donnarumma. However, Milan shows their teeth and prove that they still belong to the top, even though the results disagree.

Donnarumma is the obvious first-choice goalkeeper for AC Milan. Not only that, but he’s being looked at as the leader of the new project, led by Boban and Maldini.

Even before these contract talks, Donnarumma is the highest-paid Milan player by a large margin. Earning €6 million per year, Milan did all they could to keep their young star happy.

MILAN, ITALY – JANUARY 29: Gianluigi Donnarumma of AC Milan shouts during the Coppa Italia match between AC Milan and SSC Napoli at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 29, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

This included adding his brother to the squad, and giving him a four-year deal, too.

These contract talks could upset the rest of the team. The gap between Donnarumma and the other players already caused some reason for protest, and this surely won’t help the club keep stability in the team.

In their biggest match of the season, Derby della Madonnina, Milan will host the unstoppable Inter. If there ever was an opportunity for Donnarumma to earn his new contract, these are the matches to do so.

Inter is on a three-match winning streak and it’s gonna take a lot from Donnarumma and Milan to stop them.