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AC Milan decide to sell struggling Divock Origi in the summer

AC Milan have decided to sell Divock Origi this summer amid his struggle for form, reports Calciomercato.

The Rossoneri bought the Belgian striker from Liverpool for free last summer, and they had high hopes that he could live up to his reputation of being a big match player.

However, Origi has endured a miserable campaign, failing to nail down a regular spot in the starting XI under Stefano Pioli. He has made only six starts out of 25 games this season, scoring twice.

Almost all Milan’s summer signings, including Charles De Ketelaere, Sergino Dest and Astar Vrancx, have failed to make an impact this season, except for Malick Thiaw, who has been a revelation.

Milan could be heading for a squad shake-up in the summer following a disappointing campaign. They are set to lose the Italian title to Napoli, who are 19 points clear at the top.

They have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League, but will find it tough against the Serie A table-toppers.

Origi is up for sale alongside the players deemed surplus to requirements, with Milan valuing him at around €15 million.

The defending Serie A champions have shortlisted a few names to reinforce the striker position in the summer, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Olivier Giroud past their prime.

Mateo Retegui, who recently scored in his debut for Italy against England, is one of the targets for Milan, but they face tough competition from rivals Inter Milan for his signature.

Milan are also keeping close tabs on RB Salzburg striker Noah Okafor, who is rated around €30m.

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