AC Milan chief Galliani ponders Pato, Dzeko futures

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani is delighted to hear Alexandre Pato pledge his commitment, despite the interest of Chelsea.

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani is delighted to hear Alexandre Pato pledge his commitment, despite the interest of Chelsea.

“I am absolutely content with his words, but for me there were no doubts. We'll start again from him,” Galliani explained.

“He is 20 and there isn't a player in the world as strong as him at his age.”

On the interest of Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko, Galliani continued: “He is a Wolfsburg player. If they call me to speak about him I'll spring up [in surprise]. Keeping him is their right, but he has expressed and continues to express his desire to come to Milan.

“From experience I can say that it is difficult to deal with a player against his will.”

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