Wednesday August 31 2011
Milan keep El Shaarawy

Milan have rubbished reports that summer signing Stephan El Shaarawy could be sent back to Genoa.

"El Shaarawy is not going anywhere," Rossoneri Vice-President Adriano Galliani stated. "He's not off to Genoa, absolutely not.

"The transfer window is closed for us."

According to whispers, Genoa were hoping to bring the 18-year-old back to Marassi as cover for Rodrigo Palacio should he be sold.

The attacking midfielder only moved to San Siro a few months ago after a co-ownership deal was agreed between the two clubs.

El Shaarawy impressed on loan at Padova in Serie B last term and is considered as a star of the future.

He's already represented Italy from Under-16 to Under-19 level and he's expected to soon break into the plans of Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara.

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