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Ex-AC Milan president Berlusconi hits out at plans to 'demolish' San Siro

Former AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has hit out at plans for a new San Siro.

Milan and Inter Milan have submitted joint-plans for a new, 60,000-seated stadium to replace San Siro, but Monza owner Berlusconi is appalled at the idea.

“I'm absolutely against it, it's nonsense," the former Rossoneri owner told reporters in Lugano.

“San Siro can be used for other events, it's in the hearts of all the Milanese people, milanisti and interisti, who care about football.

“The mere thought of it is absurd. They'll be building another, while leaving San Siro to serve other functions.

“There have been games where there were requests for 100,000 tickets. Sixty-thousand seats won't be enough.

“How do you demolish a place that made the hearts of Inter and Milan fans vibrate for decades and where we achieved so many victories? The heart wants its share.

“I have no power to oppose the plans and I haven't yet heard from Beppe Sala, but I hope some reasoning and a bit of romance will lead them away from this decision."

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