AC Milan target Josip Ilicic insists he's committed to Palermo.

The Rosanero midfielder has been linked with Milan for this month.

"I have absolutely no intention of leaving Italy. I am very happy here, I'm very close to home and I love Serie A. It is a very difficult tournament full of great players.

"My future is at Palermo. I have a contract until 2016 and would like to become a symbol for this club."