By 90Min
July 20, 2017

Bayern Munich will look to offload Renato Sanches this summer after just one season in Bavaria following his £35m from Benfica last year.

The 19-year-old midfielder arrived with a glowing reputation following his exploits with Portugal at Euro 2016, but in his 25 appearances for the German champions, he failed to notch a goal or an assist.

Now, Carlo Ancelotti is keen to sell the teenage prospect and is optimistically seeking to make a profit, despite his awful debut campaign.

AC Milan and Manchester United are the two most-interested parties, with the latter missing out on his signature last summer.

However, the price tag set by Die Roten could put off Jose Mourinho's side and may leave Milan - who have embarked on a huge spending spree - as the frontrunners to pry him away from his Allianz Arena nightmare.

Bayern's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said that Sanches will struggle for minutes next season if he stays, saying to ​TMW“Sanches will not get enough minutes at Bayern, so we are willing to negotiate his sale either on loan or maybe even something more.

Bayern Munich's midfielder Renato Sanches misses to score during penalty shootout during the International Champions Cup football match between Bayern Munich and Arsenal in Shanghai July 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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“I’m not the coach but I think Renato needs continuity. I can confirm the interest of AC Milan, but the deal did not go through after contacts last week.

“If a club is interesting in asking for a Bayern player they should know there are important economic figures [involved].

“I have a feeling Milan are not ready to meet our demands. Though we say it would not hurt if a proposed £42m came for him…”

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