AC Milan chief Paolo Maldini confirms the club are in transfer talks to sign Tottenham ace Serge Aurier

AC MILAN are reportedly keeping tabs on Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier.

The defender, 27, joined from Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 – and still has two years left on his current contract.

Milan technical director Paolo Maldini confirmed on Saturday that the club had held talks with Aurier's agent last year.

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Before the Rossoneri finished the season with a 3-0 victory over Cagliari to nab sixth place in Serie A, he said: "We spoke to his agent last year. 

"We think about ending the season well, then in these three weeks we have to operate on the market."

Italian sports journalist Fabrizio Romano reported that Aurier is Milan's main right-back target this summer.

The Ivorian has been resurgent under Jose Mourinho having been frozen out under Mauricio Pochettino earlier this season.

He has scored once and added five assists in 33 games in the top-flight, and has reportedly turned heads at Monaco also.

Former Spurs transfer chief Paul Mitchell is now at the Ligue 1 club – having joined from RB Leipzig in June.

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And Mitchell has made Aurier one of his top targets for the summer transfer window, according to Sky Sports.

The defender also recently revealed he dreams of returning to Les Parisiens and ending his career with the French giants.

It is understood Spurs value the Ivorian at around £22m having paid PSG £23million for him in 2017.


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