Barcelona are now pushing to sign the Brazilian for €130m.
"I remember when I took him to Inter for €4m…" Branca recalled, speaking to Corriere dello Sport.
“As for Juventus, I don't think the Bianconeri will make any moves unless they have the opportunity to bring forward a deal they've already got planned for the summer.
“Am I talking about Emre Can? I could be…
“Napoli need a striker and a left-back, the first should be [Roberto] Inglese but I won't name names for the second one, that's up to them.
“I don't think Milan can operate on the transfer market in January, they need a little peace of mind both in their play and their heads."