Real Madrid have reportedly opened talks with an African star, who is also a target for a couple Premier League clubs.
Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie looks set to become a free agent at the end of the season as there has been no indication he will sign a new deal with AC Milan.
The 25-year-old has also been linked with Premier League duo Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur as well Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Spanish publication El Nacional have reported that Los Blancos have opened talks with the Ivorian, who is allowed to sign a pre-contract with any team for the next campaign.
Kessie has been a key performer Milan this season after registering five goals in 16 Serie A appearances before he joined up with Ivory Coast for the Africa Cup of Nations.
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