Man Utd target Gianluigi Donnarumma ‘left in tears’ after training ground confrontation

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AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was reportedly ‘left in tears’ after a confrontation with club supporters last week. According to ESPN, the Italian was approached by a number of fans outside of the club’s training ground following rumours of a move to Juventus.

The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season at the San Siro and has been rumoured with a switch to Turin once his deal comes to an end.

Manchester United have also been strongly linked in the past.

However, those rumours surrounding his future appear to have taken a violent turn last week.

The reports indicate that the Italian international was threatened by AC Milan’s hardcore supporters, leaving him ‘in tears’.

They apparently instructed him to not play in Milan’s upcoming clash against Juventus – a game which could be key to the two clubs’ chances of earning a place in the UEFA Champions League next season.

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As it stands, Juventus sit third in the current Serie A standings with Milan level on points in fourth.

There are just four matches of the Italian season remaining.

Milan director Paolo Maldini has instructed supporters to put aside any ill feeling relating to Donnarumma’s future as the club aside as the team attempt to focus on the season’s conclusion.

He said: “It is important to firmly reiterate that no one outside of Milan can decide who plays and who renews. Certain choices are up to the coach for the pitch and the club for contractual matters.

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“Every single negotiation for renewals is now frozen until the end of the season, to allow the team to focus solely on the league. In the meantime, we will continue to protect our players as we always have.

“The Milan fans, up to now exemplary in supporting the team, must understand that at this moment, the players need serenity and concentration to face the next matches that will be decisive.”

Donnarumma has been with AC Milan throughout his fledgling career having progressed through the club’s academy.

In the time since, he has harnessed the reputation as one of the most exciting stoppers in world football.

At just the age of 22, he has already racked up just under 250 appearances for the club.

He has also managed to accumulate 25 international caps for Italy.

Donnarumma has consistently been linked with moves away from the Italian giants and signed his most recent contract with Milan in the summer of 2017.

That temporarily halted rumours but with that aforementioned deal continuing to tick down, it looks like he could finally be on the move.

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