AC Milan chasing Monaco defender

Il Corriere Dello Sport says AC Milan coach Leonardo is keen to strengthen his squad in January, as the club are set to receive a €20million windball after going through tot he last 16 of the Champions League.

AC Milan technical director Ariedo Briada has watched the Monaco star as the club are currently struggling with injuries to Thiago Silva and Oguchi Onyewu.

The Congolese-born defender has a French passport.