Monday June 25 2012
Milan would only sell Didac Vila

Former Spanish Under-21 left-back Didac Vila is only available on permanent transfer out of Milan, rather than on any loan deal.

The 23-year-old has just returned to the Rossoneri after a 12-month loan spell at former club Espanyol and Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned that anyone who is interested in the prospect can only negotiate for a permanent transfer.

Just last week, Galliani confirmed that the club would not be moving for a left-back in the transfer market because of Vila’s return. However, a sale could fund a possible move for a replacement, with Federico Balzaretti linked on more than one occasion.

“I can confirm that Benfica are interested,” Galliani reflected to O Jogo on Monday about Vila, who has been linked with a move to Valencia as well.

“But, Vila will not leave us again on loan, only for a permanent transfer. Whoever wants to take him from us must pay his true value, we’ll just say no to any loan.

“Benfica has been interested in the player, but they must make a concrete proposal or withdrew their interest.”