After their friendly match in the USA (as part of the International Champions Cup) Milan and Olympiakos have begun moving in parallel on the transfer market. The Piraeus club is interested in Robinho, but they have not found an agreement with the Brazilian striker. During yesterday’s summit between Adriano Galliani and the Greek sporting director, Ioannis Vrentzos, an agreement for the Brazilian was in place. A three-year contract was offered to bring the ex Manchester City and Santos to Athens, however Robinho is stalling regarding this proposal from the Greek champions.
Robinho’s preference is to join his friend and fellow Brazilian Kaka at Orlando City. The problem remains the lapse of time till January 2015. In fact players can’t sign in Florida before 2015. Robinho would prefer to return in Brazil, possibly for his beloved Santos. The parties involved are studying alternative proposals. A name that intrigues Olympiakos is Mbaye Niang, who is not in Pippo Inzaghi’s plans and may leave.
An alternative acquisition in consideration for the Greek club is Alan Pulido. The 23 year-old Mexican was also being scouted intently by Milan in the past few weeks. The World Cup has significantly increased the market value for the prized asset of the Tigres. The abolition of co-ownerships (Milan was considering a proposal to co-own the player with Parma) has put the Greeks in pole position to get their striker.