AC Milan's Gilardino must take pay-cut for Fiorentina move

AC Milan striker Alberto Gilardino must accept a major pay-cut if he is to join Fiorentina.

La Nazione says Gilardino is keen to work again with his former Parma coach Cesare Prandelli in Florence - and the feeling is mutual. However, the stumbling block is Gila's big wage-packet, which is well beyond Fiorentina's current budget.

Forfeiting image rights to the player and also strengthening the club's ties with his management company have been mooted as potential solutions to Fiorentina landing Gilardino in the summer.

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