The agent of Cagliari defender Davide Astori has confirmed the interest of AC Milan.

Claudio Vigorelli has revealed Milan see Astori as a long-term replacement for Alessandro Nesta.

He told calciomercato.it: "(Cagliari president Massimo) Cellino has bet on this guy. Now Milan have expressed a desire for him to return to AC Milan, where training with Nesta he could grow even more."