AC Milan and Atletico Madrid competed on the pitch in the Champions League last night and they could also be battling for the same transfer target.

According to the latest news from, Atletico have set their sights on Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, who is also wanted by Milan. Both clubs are looking for the center forward of the future as Luis Suarez comes to the end of his career, as are Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Olivier Giroud for the Rossoneri.

The Benfica striker is the first choice for Rojiblancos head coach Diego Simeone and the former Almeria star’s agent is in Spain to speak directly with the LaLiga champions as they look for a try in January.

The 22-year-old Nunez has scored 5 goals in 9 league appearances for the Lisbon-based club so far this season, as well as 3 in 5 Champions League appearances, including a brace against Barcelona.

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