Thursday January 30 2014
Milan hold Biabiany talks

Milan spoke with Parma director Pietro Leonardi tonight and are close to signing Jonathan Biabiany.

Rossoneri CEO Adriano Galliani was at the Giannino restaurant in the city this evening for dinner with new arrival Adel Taarabt.

The QPR attacking midfielder signed the contract for his six-month loan with option to buy when he was at the restaurant.

Crucially, journalists also spotted Parma director Leonardi arriving at the same restaurant and sitting with Galliani.

It’s believed they were discussing Milan’s bid for Biabiany, the French winger who had already been linked with the side in recent weeks.

He would fit in with Clarence Seedorf’s new 4-2-3-1 system and has plenty of Serie A experience.

Biabiany boosted Milan’s hopes this evening when he tweeted about the negotiations with Guangzhou Evergrande.

“The interest is pleasing, but I am not going to China,” wrote Biabiany on his Twitter account.

Leonardi had also commented on the situation earlier today on Radio Radio. “We are dealing with Guangzhou Evergrande, but also with some Italian clubs.”

It would be a return to San Siro for the 25-year-old, who started out in the Inter youth academy. He went on to play for Chievo, Modena, Parma and Sampdoria.

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