Milan Lead €80 Million Quest For Barcelona Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Report

Spanish media claims Milan want Ibra...
Milan are leading a Spanish quest for Barcelona hitman Zlatan Ibrahimovic and they are ready to foster an €80 million bid for him, according to Sport.

'Milan want Ibra' is the headline with which the Spanish newspaper leads on Tuesday. They claim David Villa's arrival from Valencia has marked the end of Ibrahimovic's reign at Camp Nou, less than a year after moving from Inter.

It's no secret Milan are looking for a striker to partner Ronaldinho and Alexandre Pato up front even though Marco Borriello enjoyed a good season, scoring 14 goals this term - finishing as their top scorer.

Ibrahimovic is said to be eager to return to Milan - his home with Inter for three years after leaving Juventus back in 2006 in the wake of Calciopoli. The Rossoneri would have to find €80m for the move though.

That figure is likely to be deemed excessive by the club, who have always said there would be no grandiose spending this summer.

Last month Milan's holding company Fininvest suggested spending would be curbed to fall in line with economic plans to cut costs across all sectors.

Earlier, Tuttosport claimed a swap deal between Milan and Juventus was on the horizon. They said Marco Borriello will switch places with Amauri.

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