AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani says they need an extra 100 million-a-year in revenue to match Manchester United. The Rossoneri were dumped out of the Champions League last night after being thrashed 4-0 by United.
"The problem is the stadiums. Other nations had tournaments recently and revamped their arenas, as it changes the type of fan you get and the income," insisted Galliani.
"Unfortunately in Italy the councils still own the stadiums and insist on keeping it that way. I wish I'd made this statement after a win and not a 4-0 defeat, as the point remains the same. We need to revamp the stadiums. I don't know how long it will take.
"We have remained the same, it's everyone else who has changed. Just think that in Bologna, Bergamo and several others we still have stadiums from the 1920s with open stands and nobody for some reason is allowed to change them.
"If Milan had 100m Euros more per season then we'd build a squad like this, too."