NEWS
Wednesday June 15 2011
Update on Milan's transfer moves

Milan chief Adriano Galliani has responded to questions on Mr X, Kaka, Marco Borriello, Ganso, Stephan El Shaarawy, Thiago Silva and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Surrounded by journalists at the Lega Calcio offices in Milan this morning, Galliani talked transfers.

"If Mr X arrives then he will come at the end of August, during the last few days of the transfer window," he stated. "And it will only be one signing."

The identity of Mr X, a left-sided midfielder, remains a mystery, but Galliani did reveal which players wouldn't arrive.

"Kaka won't return to Milan, that is 100 per cent certain. Not even on loan, because the problem is also his salary," he said after speaking with his agent father Bosco Leite this week.

"We didn't talk about Kaka, but about Digao's contract. There is still no signature, but we have reached an agreement to terminate it.

"Bayern Munich's Schweinsteiger? No, he won't arrive."

The Rossoneri employee also dismissed claims that he's heading off to South America to watch Ganso and rejected suggestions that Borriello would be returning to Milan.

"I won't travel to Brazil to see Ganso in the Copa Libertadores Final, because he won't be playing anyway.

"Roma will definitely buy out Borriello's contract once his loan expires. It's not true that he is a problem for Roma."

On Genoa teen sensation El Shaarawy, Galliani said: "I'm happy to hear that he is a Milan fan. We will see if he arrives in the future."

And finally, Galliani commented on yesterday's stories that Barcelona were preparing a bid for Thiago Silva.

"I didn't fall off my chair when I heard that Barcelona are interested in Silva," he underlined.

"He's the best defender in the world, so it's normal that the best team in the world wants to sign him.

"I saw all of this coming. That's why I renewed Silva's contract until 2016.Thiago Silva will definitely not leave Milan."

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