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Former Liverpool striker Divock Origi keen on Premier League return amid interest from West Ham & Sheffield United

AC Milan striker Divock Origi is in a difficult situation at the club after a disappointing debut campaign in Italy.

The Belgian’s future with the Rossoneri is uncertain, with the club openly expressing their willingness to part ways with him. 

However, despite Milan’s intentions, Origi is currently facing a challenge in attracting substantial offers that align with his aspirations.

La Gazzetta dello Sport shed light on Origi’s current situation, reporting interest in his services from Sheffield United and West Ham United, but there are no concrete offers.

Origi already turned down a proposition from the Middle East as he wants to remain in Europe.

After spending eight years at Merseyside with Liverpool, the Premier League is his favoured destination.

However, the much-anticipated bids from English clubs have yet to materialise with Origi’s wage demands proving problematic.

The striker’s salary at Milan ranks alongside top earners Theo Hernandez, Ruben Loftus-CheekChristian Pulisic and Samuel Chukwueze. 

This financial consideration has made potential negotiations difficult, but Milan are ready to collaborate closely with Origi’s representatives to find a suitable resolution. 

With the transfer window set to close in a week, the Italian giants are undoubtedly seeking to resolve the situation swiftly. 

Offloading Origi would free up valuable resources in Milan’s wage structure and allow them to make new signings before the window closes.

They still need to add a pure defensive midfielder to their ranks, and another experienced striker may be on the cards with Olivier Giroud advancing in age. 

Despite the signing of RB Salzburg hitman Noah Okafor, they also have FC Porto’s Mehdi Taremi on their radar.

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