AC Milan defender Thiago Silva is convinced Ronaldinho does not want to leave the San Siro.

Thiago Silva expects his South American colleague to remain at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza

"I know him," he stated. "He wants to remain here with us because he wants to play for us. You'll soon see him return to his highest levels."

Another aspect which has cast further doubt over Ronaldinho's future is the imminent arrival of Italy international Antonio Cassano.

"If he arrives then we would have signed a really strong player," the defender added. "He's an experienced player too and he could do very well for us."

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