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Agent: AC Milan almost dropped Ronaldinho for Arsenal's Adebayor

Italian super agent Enzo Bronzetti admits AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi was ready to ditch his pursuit of Ronaldinho in favour of signing Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

A day after Ronie's heroics in the Milan derby, Bronzetti revealed: "I knew that Berlusconi always liked Ronaldinho, but there was that one famous night when he and (Adriano) Galliani decided to go for the centre-forward Adebayor.

"They told me to call Ronaldinho's agent and tell him that he was free to talk to other clubs. At that point I found myself in kind of double somersault, especially as we were in July and there was still 60 days left of the market.

"In the end, I called him (Roberto de Assis) because there was a story about Berlusconi choosing Adebayor over Ronaldinho. But I told him that Berlusconi was still interested, just that he had to 'keep the price low'.

"In the end, all's well that ends well."

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