Italian Giants AC Milan Chasing Clarets Midfielder

Jeff Hendrick Interesting Italian Giants AC Milan

AC Milan are interested in signing Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick on a free transfer this summer. Hendrick, capped 54 times by the Republic of Ireland is out of contract this summer (30th June) and is yet to agree an extension with the Premier League side.

Milan signalled their interest in Hendrick prior to the coronavirus pandemic and are currently assessing their options ahead of the next transfer window. The Serie A giants much like their rivals Inter Milan have been looking increasingly more to the English market in recent months and came close to signing Wigan defender Antonee Robinson.

Burnley have held initial talks with Hendrick over a new contract and remain hopeful of keeping him at Turf Moor. A number of other Premier League clubs have shown an interest in Hendrick, who has been a mainstay in the Burnley midfield under manager Sean Dyche. Having joined Burnley from Derby County in August 2016 for a then club-record fee of £10.5m and has since made 139 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals.

Hendrick has returned to training with the Clarets ahead of Burnley’s Premier League fixture against Manchester City on the 20th June 2020.

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