When you have a lazy representative ... Stories about commission fees and how transfers fail due to insatiable agents are more and more common in modern football. We already know what Mino Raiola does in jobs where his players are involved and how he visits the richest clubs in Europe with Erling Haaland's father in order to provide the most money for his family and himself.
It is also known about the transfer of Emre Can to Juventus, when his representative Federico Pastorello took 18,000,000 euros to sign because the German midfielder came free because his contract in Liverpool expired. Examples are becoming rare, and the last in the series could be the case of Franck Kessie.
Namely, journalists of influential media in Italy claim that Milan and Tottenham have a preliminary agreement for the transfer of the midfielder of the Ivory Coast for 15,000,000 euros in compensation, but his agent George Atangana is inhibiting the job Reason? That he would rather wait for the summer to get the maximum salary for Kessie and a commission fee for himself.
More precisely, to increase the number of interested clubs, in order to increase the amount of money proportionally. For months now, George Atangana has been "driving" the Milan administration and asking for money to extend his contract, which the club cannot provide and guarantee.
Salary for Franck KessieIt is about 9,000,000 euros of basic salary, plus another 2,000,000 through bonuses. In the last talks, the Rossoneri went up to 6,000,000 euros, which was allegedly not enough for Franck Kessie to nod his head and extend his hand for an agreement.
In the meantime, there were rumors about the interest of PSG, Tottenham and some other clubs, and it seems that the Spurs were the only ones to take a serious bite. So much so that they are willing to pay compensation to get Franck Kessie right away.
Especially because after taking over the coaching position, Antonio Conte asked director Fabio Paratici for two signatures - Dusan Vlahovic and Franck Kessie. Tottenham need reinforcements because after a new, fourth defeat by Chelsea this season, they are losing a step for that fourth place that leads to the Champions League.
Franck Kessie's contract expires in the summer. Milan is currently moving away from renewed cooperation, we will see what all this means for further negotiations with Tottenham. Franck Kessie is one of the best midfielders in Serie A and it will be an interesting outcome