The 6ft. 5” Italy international was the Nerazzurri’s captain last year, but manager Roberto Mancini opted to strip him of the armband and hand the responsibility to star striker Mauro Icardi upon his arrival at the club.
Ranocchia continued to play a key role for the Milan outfit over the back end of last season, but he’s managed just a handful of competitive minutes this term, with Joao Miranda and Jeison Murillo firmly ahead of him in the pecking order.
And reports from talkSPORT, citing Rai Sport, claim that this had led the defender to question his future at the San Siro, which has attracted interest from Everton and Spurs.
Should the 27-year-old hand in a transfer request then both English sides may opt to make moves for him.