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Gattuso targets AC Milan captaincy

Rino Gattuso admits he wants to succeed Paolo Maldini as AC Milan's next captain.

"I hope that Maldini continues his fantastic career, but it would be a great honour to be captain," he told FIFA.com. "I haven't set any limit for how long I will play for and I hope that I will able to carry on for a long time.

"Even though I sincerely want to see Paolo on the pitch, I hope that one day in the future I will wear the captain's armband.

"Milan has had a special place in my heart since childhood and it would such an honour to follow in the footsteps of Maldini and Franco Baresi."

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