AC Milan are refusing to release Ronaldinho on a free transfer.

Milan accept Ronaldinho wants to leave, but are insisting on a fee.

Gremio's hopes of taking the former Ballon d'Or winner on a free transfer have been shattered.

"Whoever wants Ronaldinho has to pay €8m," declared Vice-President Adriano Galliani following a meeting with agent Roberto de Assis.

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