Bordeaux midfielder Alou Diarra has welcomed rumours linking him with AC Milan.

The former Liverpool junior is a summer target for the Rossoneri.

"San Siro is a magnificent stadium," he told L'Equipe newspaper.

"I think of players like Ruud Gullitt, Marco Van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, Roberto Donadoni, Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi.

"This is a side with immense history and quality behind it. Who wouldn't be drawn to this club?"

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