Tuesday July 5 2016
Berlusconi: 'I sold Milan'

Silvio Berlusconi is dismissed from hospital and announces 'I sold Milan, but I want €400m for the market'.

The president had been hospitalised to undergo heart surgery, which slowed down the process of selling the club to a Chinese conglomerate.

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“I gave up Milan to a group that can bring them back to prominence in Italy, in Europe and in the world,” he told the Press upon coming out of the hospital, as reported by

“I demanded that they provide at least €400m to be spent on the market over the next two years. They are an important group, with an involvement of the [Chinese] state.”

On his surgery, he said: “It was a very, very painful ordeal which I didn't expect to be so bad. But now I'm feeling better.”