Reports in Italy claim Fulham were close to signing AC Milan defender Mateo Musacchio in January until Gennaro Gattuso vetoed this deal. The Cottagers have the worst defensive record in the Premier League this season, shipping 58 goals in 26 games.
Claudio Ranieri was keen to bolster his defensive options in January as they attempt to climb out of the bottom three.
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Fulham were linked with Musacchio last summer but they waited until January before making contact with the Italian outfit.
Reports have emerged from Italy claiming AC Milan’s board had given the Argentine the green light to head to Fulham.
However, it’s understood Gattuso, who hadn’t been privy to the initial discussions, spoke to Milan director Leonardo and urged him to pull the plug.