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Milan turn down enormous English bid for Pato

AC Milan have turned down a huge bid from an English club for teenage sensation Alexandre Pato.

The Italian giants have recently come out and said the Brazilian striker is off limits and have made their intentions clear with the latest events.

Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed the club would offer the 19-year old a contract extension.

"Pato will get a contract extension," Galliani told the www.acmilan.com.

"I am absolutely delighted by Pato's comments (that he wants to remain at Milan).

"We have always spoken to Pato and the comments that arrive from other continents usually are mistaken. There were no doubts and there are no doubts regarding his future.

"The only offer that has arrived to our club was a monster offer from England for Alexandre Pato.

"I continue to believe that there isn't a player in the world that is as strong as him of his age.

"In any case, no one should worry because he is under contract through June 2012."

Andrew Slevison
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