Tuesday October 18 2011
Thiago Silva wants Euro trophy

Thiago Silva has fitness problems ahead of Milan's match with BATE Borisov, but won't discuss those Barcelona rumours.

The defender limped off during Saturday's 3-0 win over Palermo and remains in doubt for the Champions League tomorrow evening.

“I am feeling better, though we'll evaluate my condition after the afternoon training session. I could also play in midfield, as I am at the complete disposal of the Coach,” he said in a Press conference.

“We aim to do well tomorrow, as we have to repeat Saturday's performance. We had a great game with Palermo and must give a sense of consistency to our season.

“Our objective in Europe is to win the trophy. We are a big club with a wonderful Coach and aim to go right to the end.”

Yet Thiago Silva has repeatedly been linked with a move to reigning Champions League holders Barcelona.

“I prefer not to discuss this. My agent and Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani deal with my contract and transfer issues.”

However, the Brazilian did give his club a tip for the January window.

“Casemiro is talented and has excellent technique. He is ready for a big club and would be welcome at Milan.”

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