AC Milan have agreed terms to sign LOSC Lille defender Sven Botman, having held positive talks in the last week, 90min understands.

As previously reported, Milan had been in negotiations with Lille regarding a double deal for Botman and midfielder Renato Sanches, and the Rossoneri now believe they have secured the services of the centre-back.

Key to getting the deal across the line has been Paolo Maldini, with the club's technical director selling Botman on their sporting project.