Corinthians are prepared to listen to offers next month for Alexandre Pato. The former AC Milan striker is a target for Arsenal and Tottenham.

Corinthians director of football Roberto de Andrade admitted: "When we bought Pato, it was because it was an opportunity, he is a great player.

"He is a kid - still very young - we don't regret it. He will make the fans very happy.

"We can negotiate about him, like any player. But in order to have a negotiation, there must be clubs interested in signing him and Pato so far has not asked to leave."

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