AC Milan striker Pato still in contact with Inter coach Leonardo
Leonardo was crucial in Milan signing Pato from Internacional.
Speaking ahead of the Derby della Madonnina, Pato said: "There are still many days left until April 2. The ankle is better. I hope to play against Inter.
"The fans should be calm. We are still top of the League ahead of Inter.
"I still hear from Leonardo. He was very important for me and we have stayed in touch."