Sheva sees the Brazilian as his heir at the San Siro.
Shevchenko said: "Pato is a champion. He is maturing.
"Pato, Dinho, Ibrahimovic and Robinho can play together. He will be my heir."
When asked to comment on Milan's signings in the transfer window, Sheva replied: "Despite his important role in politics, Berlusconi understood that the fans need a strong and clear signal.
"The President wanted to show how much he is in love with Milan."