Redemption ‘fuels’ Liverpool’s Origi as Milan move edges close

Milan’s move for Divock Origi is edging closer, with the player looking to seek redemption at his next club because of the limited time he got at Anfield.

La Stampa today claim that Origi, who will turn 27 next Monday, turned down other offers to say ‘yes’ to the Rossoneri about a free transfer in the summer. Milan have suggested that the final steps have not been taken to close the deal, with the signature and the medical examinations the only parts missing in the deal.

Negotiations are well underway and Milan want to close the deal quickly, with the Belgian set to sign a three-year deal with the option of a fourth and he will earn €3.5 million per season in the contract.

Origi has the desire for redemption and he is fuelled by it, after he was sent down the pecking order at Liverpool because of the arrival of Luis Diaz in January. He is below Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Luis Diaz in the pecking order.

Milan see him as a younger and a much reliable striker option than Olivier Giroud and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swede wants to stay for another season, regardless of whether Milan win the league or not.

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