MILAN NEWS

Pep Guardiola is taking a year out, but it’s already reported Chelsea and Milan are battling to sign the ex-Barcelona Coach for 2013.
Cruzeiro have confirmed Milan need “only a few details” to complete goalkeeper Gabriel’s transfer to Milan.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has shot down Francesco Acerbi’s hopes of joining Milan. “At most he’ll see San Siro in a postcard.”
Milan forward Alexandre Pato has thanked the clubs to have contacted his agent about a possible transfer, one that he has then not ruled out.
Milan legend Franco Baresi has identified Thiago Silva as his natural successor in the Milan defence.
Christian Abbiati will reportedly ask for a contract extension at Milan before the 2012-13 campaign kicks off.
Milan are being linked with two defenders – Palermo left-back Federico Balzaretti and Cristian Zapata of Villarreal.
Milan’s Thiago Silva and Alexandre Pato both scored as Brazil’s Olympic side beat America’s senior international team 4-1 in Washington.
Didac Vila is hoping for an opportunity to prove himself at Milan during the 2012-13 campaign.
Roberto Mancini has suggested that Manchester City won’t be bidding for Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Gaston Ramirez this summer. “I have four very strong attackers.”
Clarence Seedorf has opened the possibility to remaining at Milan next season, despite previously seeming very close to a South American switch.
Milan defender Philippe Mexes has been named in France’s 23-man squad for Euro 2012.
Mathieu Flamini has reportedly received an improved offer of a new contract by Italian giants Milan.
Milan captain Massimo Ambrosini insists the club will still be competitive despite some high profile departures this summer.
The agent of Milan target Francesco Acerbi has rejected talk that Inter and Juventus have also made a move for the defender.
Andrea Dossena’s agent confirms he discussed the Napoli winger’s future with Milan, although “there has not been a formal offer.”
Milan will give Alexander Merkel back to Genoa next season, confirmed Rossoblu director of sport Stefano Capozucca.
Pippo Inzaghi has left the door open to continuing his Serie A career at Fiorentina. “It is a splendid city and I’ve received several offers. We’ll see.”
Gennaro Gattuso’s agent has suggested Juventus sign him and fellow ex-Milan teammate Maxi Lopez. “It’d be a bargain.”
Thiago Silva has joined Zlatan Ibrahimovic in demanding new signings. “To win, Milan need quality reinforcements.”