Gianluigi Donnarumma is a player whose future at Paris Saint-Germain could soon come into some doubt, according to Jonathan Johnson in his exclusive CaughtOffside column.
The Italy international has not quite lived up to expectations at PSG, and Johnson expects that he could be someone the Ligue 1 giants would be open to letting go at some point in the near future.
The French football expert, writing in his column today, said that one deal to look out for could be a swap deal involving Donnarumma and AC Milan’s France international goalkeeper Mike Maignan.
Maignan could be a good fit alongside PSG’s other French players, as well as being an upgrade on Donnarumma in terms of playing style, with new manager Luis Enrique favouring a goalkeeper who is better with his feet than Donnarumma.
The 24-year-old could also surely be a fine signing for Milan and would likely be warmly welcomed back to the San Siro.
Johnson said: “As recently reported, there were discussions during the summer about Gianluigi Donnarumma being one of the players on offer to Manchester City as PSG tried to sign Bernardo Silva.
“Obviously that didn’t happen, but I definitely think PSG would be open to considering a re-jig in the goalkeeper department soon. Keylor Navas will be out of contract at the end of this season, while Donnarumma, being a fairly high-profile goalkeeper could probably attract a significant transfer fee.
“I definitely think that Donnarumma is a player PSG could look to cash in on – when you look at some of his recent performances, notably in last week’s defeat against Nice in Ligue 1, he is still very uncomfortable with the ball at his feet, which is something Luis Enrique really wants to see from his goalkeepers. So in the long term I thinkRead on caughtoffside.com