"If, by chance, the deal could be done and the price-tag wasn't too exaggerated…." Berlusconi told Rtl 102.5. "I have an idea: why don't we start a collection among all the Rossoneri fans? That way the supporters could give themselves and their President a wonderful Christmas present!

"I hear news from Barcelona that the player is not going through the best time at the moment.

"Milan are already protagonists on the world stage, but us fans would not reject the chance to have a champion like Ronaldinho as well."