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Gomez is the player Milan should sign, but not necessarily the one they will be able to afford.
Milan should sign the German because he is probably the best out-and-out centre forward in the whole of European football and fills exactly the position Milan need since losing Ibrahimovic. I've written in numerous articles over the course of this season (most recently here) that Milan have not adapted to life without the Swede and continue to play the kind of long balls that only a dominant striker can control and hold up.
While Milan should look to move away from this "route one" philosophy, relieving the pressure in this fashion can be a valuable asset.
Gomez is just such an asset, not to mention the sheer amount of goals he brings to a team.
Nevertheless, it's likely that, for all the positives he brings, Milan will be unable to stretch far enough to sign the German. His previous transfer fee was thought to be close to €35 million.
If Milan were the force they once were, this would be the player they would buy, a modern day Van Basten. Unfortunately, unless Berlusconi does a complete u-turn and decides to reinvest the money gained from the summer's sales, Gomez is probably out of reach.
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