The Italian leaders have been transformed by the presence of a certain Spanish midfielder, who graduated from FC Barcelona’s famous La Masia youth academy and currently plays in Serie B for Parma. Adrian Bernabe, born in 2000, causes a sensation with his consistent performances in midfield in the second division.
A versatile player, Bernabe has been praised for appearing in a variety of roles, including as a surgical player on the left flank, where he can act as either a winger or full-back.
A natural left-footer, Bernabe was praised for his dribbling skills, composure, game intelligence and creativity in the last third. These qualities have caught the attention of Milan, Juventus and Atalanta, according to reports from the Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo.
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He played in Manchester City’s Under-23 squad before being sacked by the England side at the end of the 2020/21 season. With a contract at Parma until 2024, the Emilia-Romagna native will look to make good use of his starting talent, although he has one transfer market Value of only €1.8 million.
Milan are already planning to pay around €10m for the Spaniard, who has scored 5 goals in 13 games for Parma this season.
Bernabe has not experienced a seamless growth trajectory, having recently undergone heart surgery at the tender age of 20 for a heart abnormality.