Zambia national team striker Patson Daka has emerged on the radar of AC Milan as a possible replacement for Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who may be on his way out after the season.

According to a report on the Italian Football website Calciomercato.com, monitored by Sportscorna.com, the former Barcelona and Manchester United star is pondering on exiting the club following the firing of chief football executive Zvonimir Boban.

However, the Rossoneri have already lined up eight youngsters who could replace the maverick forward should he end his second spell at San Siro in June.

Daka has scored 17 goals in the Austrian Bundesliga and has been involved in 29 goals overall with 20 goals and nine assists to his name for Austrian giants Redbull Salzburg in all competitions.

The 2017 CAF young player of the year has become a dependable player at Salzburg and has become coach Jesse Marsch’s first-choice striker replacing the Norwegian teenage sensation Erling Braut Haaland who joined Borussia Dortmund in the winter transfer window.

Others are Nigerian, Victor Osimhen of Lille, Myron Boadu of AZ Alkmaar, Donyell Malen of PSV Eindhoven, Alexander Sorloth, who plies his trade in the Turkish league, Shon Weissman of Wolfsberger, Jonathan David, and Roman Yaremchuk both of Dinamo Kiev.

By Aaron Mubanga Jnr

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