Pato likely to stay with AC Milan

January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS  

AC Milan Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) AC Milan’s Brazilian forward Pato has rejected reports of his move to French football club Paris St Germain.

Earlier, sources at PSG claimed that they had reached an agreement to sign the 22-year-old.

PSG had offered Pato a three-and-a-half year contract worth between six and seven million euros a season. However, Milan released a statement detailing the player’s intention to stay in Italy, Xinhua reported.

“Alexandre Pato will stay in the red and black shirt, the striker has decided to continue his young, splendid and winning career with Milan,” said the club statement.

Pato, who is dating Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi’s daughter Barbara, added: “Milan is my home, I didn’t want to interrupt my career in red and black after having won my first two trophies with this shirt.”

“I want to help write the story of Milan and contribute to the future success of this club,” he said.

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