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Monday October 17 2011
Agent on Ibra, Balotelli and Hamsik

Super agent Mino Raiola has discussed the transfer status of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mario Balotelli and Marek Hamsik.

The representative works with all three players and he was asked for his thoughts on the trio by Controcampo.

Kicking off with Milan ace Ibra, Raiola rubbished speculation that the Swede was angling for a move to Real Madrid.

"Ibra is happy at Milan," he stated. "He has no desire to leave and there is no negotiation with Real Madrid.

"I don't know if he'll end his career at Milan, but he'll certainly respect his contract and play for Milan over the next two seasons.

"I don't know what will happen after that, but he won't be going to Real. After all, they have a young attack."

Turning to Balotelli, who has often been linked with a switch to Milan, Raiola also silenced those rumours.

"Mario's value is so high that nobody in Italy can afford him," he added. "There is an economical crisis in the country, so if he left Manchester then he wouldn't go back to the peninsula.

"It's the same situation for Hamsik because the transfer fee figure that [Napoli President] Aurelio De Laurentiis has in mind is massive."

Napoli ace Hamsik was linked with a switch to Milan over the summer, but he remained at the Stadio San Paolo.

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