They would love to keep him and build a team for the next ten years with him as a cornerstone, but his contract expires in a year from now, and they know that if he decides to leave, there won’t be much they’ll be able to do.
Donnarumma is a cornerstone and a foundation for next season. We have told him this right from the first time we met for talks
Milan general director Marco Fassone told Mediaset, talking about Gianluigi Donnarumma.
I can see a willingness to stay in his eyes, but we cannot afford to just sit back and wait for him to make a decision. We need to give Vincenzo Montella his squad for next season on July 3. Our time is more pressing than that of his agent Mino Raiola
Fassone said, in a clear hint that at Milan they consider Raiola the reason why the 18-year-goal goalkeeper has not signed yet a new deal with them.
We need to know if we still have a goalkeeper, whether he will leave or whether we will have a goalkeeper with an expiring contract. No club would leave a goalkeeper like Donnarumma in the stands, but we cannot have a goalkeeper with an expiring contract
the Milan general director added, eager to have an answer from the young keeper as soon as possible.