Sunday June 3 2012
Leo 'wants Thiago Silva discount'

PSG director Leonardo “asked for a discount” when bidding for Thiago Silva because he discovered the Milan star, revealed Adriano Galliani.

Thiago Silva is hot property on the transfer market and wanted by the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.

Rossoneri Vice-President Galliani confirmed one club in particular is pushing hard for the move.

“Thiago Silva has numerous offers. In particular Leonardo reminded me that the Brazilian defender came to Milan thanks to his interest and that of Ariedo Braida.

“He even asked for a discount!”

Leo was a director and talent scout for Milan before becoming their Coach, then moved on to the Inter bench before leaving a year ago to become director of sport at PSG.

“If Milan were wise, then we would not put up resistance, but we have a great President who is in love with the club.”

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