“Contacts have been going on for months but the next few weeks could be those of the first official moves, for an operation that is unlikely to be closed for less than 35 million euros plus bonuses. A figure that today, however, would not be considered sufficient by Brescia (…). The public release certainly pleased the player, also because in these negotiations – long and complicated – there is always the fear of being exposed too much. And instead this time Ausilio’s thoughts seemed almost caresses, a way to reassure Tonali and make him understand the intention to go all the way“.
(Source: the Gazzetta dello Sport)