Friday December 28 2012
Corinthians director denies Pato deal


Corinthians director Dulio Alves Monteiro has denied reports that the club have reached an agreement with Alexandre Pato.

Stories have circulated recently that the Brazilian have have all but signed the Milan forward, but the administrator has quashed those rumours saying that the initial fee is too high.

“I had a meeting with the CEO of Milan [Adriano Galliani],” he told reporters. “It was only an initial talk – the negotiation is complicated.

“The figure is high and the player is young. Galliani and I will meet next week and we will talk more.”