The Danish defender, who joined Milan from Sevilla in 2020, has become a key figure for Stefano Pioli’s side during the title race this season.
first came to Italy in 2008, as he signed for
. However, according to Rosanero’s former director,
, the 31-year-old nearly ended up signing for Inter instead.
“With the reports of my scouts in my hands, I went to pick him up at his house,”
“There were other teams interested in him, so I personally went to Denmark.
“I spent two days negotiating with the Midtjylland presidents.
“Inter were also after him, so it was a deal that was done quickly.”