But Maldini says: “Leao has a difficult situation that comes from his move to Lille, which is affecting him a lot and has meant that our interlocutors have often changed.
“But Rafa is grateful to us and I'm interested in what he says to us. He understands that his path in the coming years must be at Milan, he understands that and tells us as much.
“There will be a negotiation but we know that good players must be paid their value. If the team grows further, Leao will have everything to compete to the fullest.
“Of course, there are no non-transferable players at any team around the world."