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AC Milan January 2013 Transfer Window Rumors

It’s that time of the year again. All the Milan transfer rumors from the January 2013 transfer window in one post.Updated through the day till 31st January

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January 30th

January 29th

  • gerüchteticker.com reports that Milan are interested in Shaqiri
  • Jogrinho’s agent has denied that Milan have any First option on the player
  • Sky and Gazetta both are reporting that Milan and City are closing to reaching an agreement for Balotelli.
  • City would agree to Milan’s price of €20m if the Number of Installments are reduced
  • Milan and City have agreed a deal for Balotelli. They are now discussing Payments relating to Player Bonuses [Gds]
  • Abate and Antonini’s Agent is in Russia
  • Milan expect a Call from Fiorentino Perez re-opening negotiations for Kaka [Mediaset]
  • Milan are interested in Leandro Paredes
  • Balotelli’s Contract with Milan is expected to be €4m+Bonuses till June 2017
  • Anzhi want Kaka
  • Sky reports Man City have accepted Milan’s Offer of €20m for Balotelli.The deal with Man City is for €20m+€3m Bonuses. The €20m will be paid in 5 installments of €4m
  • Sky expects an Official Announcement about Balotelli soon
  • “There has been no offer from Napoli” – Nocerino’s Agent
  • Milan Channel Confirmation has come. Balotelli will start training as a AC Milan player starting Thursday
  • OFFICIAL: Mario Balotelli Joins AC Milan
  • Milan Target Felipe Anderson is close to signing for Lazio [Sky]
  • Fulham are close to signing Urby. He’s likely to leave on Loan but it could also be a permanent transfer [Sky]
  • Urby is on the way to london for he medical. He will be on loan at Fulham for the rest of the season
  • According to sky Milan will sign a midfielder before the window ends. Kucka and Poli have been linked again
  • “Robinho will stay at Milan.Urby has been loaned out to Fulham for the rest of the season” – Raiola
  • Raiola has told Milan to sign Pajtim Kasami from Fulham
  • Sampdoria have refused to sell Poli to Milan [Sky]

January 28th

  • Napoli offered €30m for El Shaarawy. Milan declined the offer
  • Milan have offered Balotelli a contract worth €5m + Bonuses till June 2017 [Gds]
  • Raiola will present Milan’s offer before Man City today. Free Loan with Obligation to buy for €24m in 6 installments starting in June 2013
  • Milan target Drogba has signed for Galatasaray
  • Goal.com reports that Balotelli to Milan will be official today
  • Guardian reports that Milan have offered City Boateng + Cash for Balotelli
  • Santos still Want Robinho : Pedulla
  • Milan have offered €20m for Balotelli. City wants €25m
  • City are now willing to sell Balotelli for €23m but Milan are standing firm at €20m [Gds]
  • Celta Vigo and Espanyol want to sign Milan youth Carmona
  • €1m separates Milan and City on agreeing for Balotelli
  • Meeting between Raiola and City is over. City want €22m (First Installment worth €6m). Milan have offered €20m (To be paid in 5 installments). Next meeting will be tomorrow
  • Milan have an agreement with Brescia. €2m for 50% of Bartosz Salamon. Zenit have made an offer of €4m for 100% rights of the player
  • Balotelli sent SMS’ to his friends in Brescia telling them that he’s coming back [Gds]
  • El Shaarawy to sign a contract extension till 2018

January 27th

  • Madrid said that they are still negotiating for Kaka
  • Galliani has confirmed that there was no money involved in the Constant-Acerbi swap

January 26th

  • Allegri says that Milan won’t sign a new midfielder as we already have too many players
  • Galliani said that Kaka,Drogba and Balotelli won’t join Milan while Abate and Antonini will stay
  • Sky reports that Milan are still trying to sign Balotelli. Gazetta claims that Milan will offer €20m for Balotelli to be paid in 6 installments
  • Drogba has agreed to terms with Galatasaray [Gds]
  • Raiola is in Manchester to talk to City about Balotelli
  • Napoli wanted Nocerino in exchange for Dzemaili but Milan said no

January 25th

  • Abate’s agent says that there have been no offers for the player from Russia
  • Mesbah has been sold to Parma
  • Acerbi could join Sampdoria on Loan
  • Gazetta reports that Milan will buy Constant and send Acerbi on Loan to Genoa
  • According to sky Acerbi is 100% a Genoa player and half of Constant now belongs to Milan. Milan traded 50% of Acerbi (who was co-owned with Genoa) for 50% of Constant (who was on loan from Genoa). The remaining 50% of Constant will cost €4m
  • Milan will make an €8m offer for Kaka [sky]
  • According to sportitalia Antonini will in Moscow on monday to have a medical at Spartak Moscow

January 24th

  • Brescia are interested in Loaning Kingsley Boateng
  • Zaccardo has received a 18-month long contract worth €750,000 from AC Milan [sky]
  • Mattia Valoti has been loaned out to AlbinoLeffe for the rest of the season
  • City have told Milan to make an offer of €25m within the next 48 hours if they want to buy Balotelli [sky]
  • Milan have sold half of Marco Bortoli to Novara
  • Abate is close to signing for Zenit [Gds]
  • Flamini has rejected a move to Napoli
  • Spartak Moscow want Antonini
  • Zaccardo has signed a contract with Milan till June 2017
  • Abate’s agent is in Russia to negotiate with Zenit
  • Parma are interested in Loaning strasser
  • Milan and Bologna are looking to sign Yann Sommer (GK) in a co-ownership deal
  • Milan have agreed with Verona for 50% of Jorginho. He will come in June
  • “There are no offers fro Russia” – Galliani
  • Milan and Parma spoke about Acerbi today
  • Milan are interested in Neal Maupay

January 23rd

  • Madrid want at least €12m for Kaka.[Gds]
  • Marca report that Madrid want at least €18-20m for Kaka
  • Simone Verdi (Co-Owned by Milan and Torino) has been loaned out to Juve Stavia
  • Milan are monitoring FC Twente winger Nacer Chadli
  • Milan GK Ferdinando Coppola is close to signing for Torino.His contract expires in June
  • Abate’s agent said that If Zenit raise their offer for him then a move might be possible considering Milan want to raise money to buy Balotelli
  • Raiola is in Manchester to speak to City about Balotelli. According to sky City will only Sell Balotelli for €25m, No Loan
  • Gazetta reports that Milan Parma may still go ahead with a Mesbah-Zaccardo exchange. Galliani met Parma’s Sporting director and it’s said that Zaccardo is willing to take a pay cut too
  • Prosenik likely to leave Milan

January 22nd

  • Gazetta says that Madrid wanted €12m for Kaka.Galliani is also expected to continues talks with Madrid regarding Kaka
  • Milan are interested in Bruno Zuculini (Brother of Franco)
  • Kasimpasa (Turkey) were interested in signing Rodney Strasser but he refused them
  • Milan and Juve have offered €8m for Drogba [Gds]. Drogba has asked Shanghai to release him and he wants €4m for the rest of this season and €6m for next season.
  • Milan will offer €10m for Kaka. Madrid want €20m

January 21th

  • Milan and Kaka were expected to reach an agreement.Kaka wanted €6m a year while Milan’s Initial offer was €5m.However after meetings with Kaka’s agents and Talks with Madrid Galliani came out and said that the Kaka deal is off. Without hinting at anything Specific Galliani said that “Everything Else was in order”
  • Madrid wanted €20m for Kaka [sky]
  • Milan Channel reported that there are no negotiations going on for Balotelli
  • Brescia’s sporting director confirmed that they are talking to Milan about selling 50% of Salamon.The Problem as always, lies in Milan’s unwillingness to spend money
  • AC Milan Target Centurion is close to Joining Anzhi who are willing to pay €8.5m for him [sky]
  • Milan would try to sign Kaka again in the Summer with better chances of completing the deal [sky]

January 20th

  • City will let Balotelli go for €28m and are willing to be paid in 6 yearly installments.Galliani will talk to them next week
  • Milan will pay €3.5m for 50% of Salamon. Milan could Loan Rodney Strasser to Brescia to reduce the price of Salamon
  • Milan offered City €18m for Balotelli Last month. [Gds]
  • Milan will attempt to sign Taraabt [Gds]
  • Mediaset reports that,Txiki Begiristain, Man city’s director of football is desperate to get rid of Balotelli
  • Milan have offered a salary package to Kaka.He is likely to give his answer tomorrow [sky]

January 19th

  • Milan have signed the22-year old goalkeeper, Umberto Previti who will now be sent on Loan to Pavia
  • Galliani said today that Getting Kaka to Milan is looking like a very tough task
  • Allegri said that the only negotiation open right now is for Kaka

January 18th

  • Galliani made an offer to sign Kakà on an 18 month loan deal.Galliani has offered him €5m per season but Kaka wants €7.5m [Gds]
  • Gazetta reports that Milan will try and Loan (With option to buy) Balotelli for the rest of the season
  • Albinoleffe are interested in Loaning Mattia Valoti
  • Milan will make an offer to sign striker Nicolas Castillo from Universidad Catolica
  • Milan are interested in Massadio Haidara,Nancy’s 20 years old left back
  • Galliani will offer Kaka €3m for the rest of this season and €6m for the next season
  • Milan have finished the deal with Brescia for 50% of Bartosz Salamon [sky]
  • Gazetta reports that Milan and Madrid are in agreement for Kaka. Milan are waiting for Kaka to accept the contract

January 17th

  • Galatasaray didn’t sign Antonini as he was cup tied
  • Galliani wanted to sign Belfodil but Parma said that they won’t let him go in January. Galliani will talk to them on Friday about Belfodil and Saponara
  • Kaka, His Agent and Bronzetti were in Milano Earlier
  • Galliani offered Verona €4.5m to get Jorginho in the Summer [Gds]
  • Milan are monitoring Bari’s 14-year old central defender, Alessandro Vogliacco
  • Milan interested in Co-Owning Citadella Midfielder Daniele Baselli
  • Attila Filkor Likely to go on Loan to Pro Vercelli [Gds]
  • Zigoni will leave Pro Vercelli and go on Loan to Avellino
  • Galliani and Berlusconi wanted to bring Beckham back but Allegri didn’t want him
  • There are rumors that Milan and Sampdoria could Swap Pazzini and Poli [SportMediaset]
  • “Negotiations are still open with Zenit for Abate” – D’Amico [His Agent]
  • According to Milan Channel Kaka could come back to Milan on Loan. Discussion are on between Perez and Berlusconi
  • TGCOM24 (A Part of Fininvest) reports that Milan have struck a deal that Brings Kaka to Milan
  • Galliani has admitted that They are trying to sign Kaka
  • Milan are interested in Ascoli’s 21-year old striker Simone Zaza
  • Milan are interested in Brescia’s offensive midfielder, Vitor Saba (Called the new Del Piero)

January 16th

  • Brescia want Strasser on loan [GDS]
  • Beckham offered his services to Milan but Galliani said no [Sky]. GDS however reports that Milan will negotiate with Beckham
  • Balotelli could join Milan if Robinho and Abate are sold [GDS]
  • Roma may be interested in Mesbah [GDS]
  • Milan linked to Brescia midfielder Bartosz Salamon
  • Milan are still scouting Filip Djuricic who was recommended by Van Basten
  • Bronzetti was at Via Turati. Reportedly to talk about Carvalho [sky]
  • Gazetta Report that AC Milan do not want to sign Bellomo anymore. Bari wanted €2.5m for 50% of him but Milan only offered €2m
  • Atilla Filkor is back to Milan from his loan at Bari.

January 15th

  • Milan are Scouting Nicolás Castillo and Igor Lichnovsky
  • Milan are monitoring Leandro Paredes of Boca
  • Gazetta has reported that Inter have no buy-back option on Balotelli as he never signed any such papers
  • Milan want Marco Andreolli of Chievo whose contract expires in June
  • FIFA Agent Julio Alejandro Tymczyszyn who represents a whole bunch of young South American players was at Via turati earlier
  • Santos president says that maybe they will try and get Robinho in the summer
  • Fenerbahçe are interested in Urby
  • Milan target Chiriches was promised to Inter. According to Steau’s owner.
  • Hellas Verona have bought Simone Calvano from Milan on Co-ownership and loaned him to San Marino

January 14th

  • Milan paid €3.75m plus €0.25m in bonuses for 50% of Riccardo Saponara.For the other 50% Milan need to make a deal with Parma
  • Milan want to sign Atalanta’s Schelotto
  • Milan are willing to offer €2m to Bari for the co-ownership of Bellomo. Inter have offered €1.8m
  • Milan are interested in Verona’s midfielder Jorginho
  • Milan are linked to Ricardo Centurion and Marco Andreolli
  • Galliani will meet Parma on wednesday to talk about the 50% of Saponara

January 13th

  • Zenit are expected to make a new €12m + bonuses offer for Abate. They are willing to offer Abate €3.5m a year
  • Milan and Inter have made offers for Bari’s Bellomo. Roma are also interested
  • SportItalia reports that Milan are interested in Keisuke Honda
  • FC Sion want Carmona
  • Genoa and Torino want Strasser
  • AC Milan are interested in Red Star’s Srdjan Mijailovic
  • Besiktas are interested in Niang but Milan won’t sell
  • Galliani offered Genoa, Traore+Cash for Kucka but The offer was declined

January 12th

  • Milan have an option to bring Perin to Milanello in the summer (CalcioMercato)
  • According to Bild When Liverpool terminated Sahin’s Loan, Milan made an offer for him but he rejected Milan and chose to go to Dortmund.
  • Milan want Bari’s Nicola Bellomo

January 11th

  • Zaccardo’s Agent has confirmed that Milan are looking at a Mesbah-Zaccardo Swap
  • According to Guardian Man City are willing to sell Balotelli to Milan
  • Man City want €30m for Balotelli. Newcastle want €15m for Santon
  • Galliani will meet Parma tomorrow to make a deal for their half of Saponara
  • “There’s no point for Strasser to stay in Milan since he is not playing” – Strasser’s Agent
  • Sky reports that If Milan manage to buy Astori then acerbi will go out on Loan
  • Alessio Innocenti will be loaned out to Estudiantes for the rest of the season
  • Abbiati’s agent speculates that there will be a contract renewal with Milan
  • Sky reports that Balotelli will be signed when Robinho is sold. Most likely in the summer

January 10th

  • Sky reports that when Allegri leaves Milan he will go to Roma or Napoli
  • Roma have rejected Milan’s €15m offer for Destro and a Amelia-Stekelenburg swap
  • Novara and Juve Stabia want to sign Verdi on Simone Loan
  • Milan are likely to accept a €12m offer for Abate. Once Abate goes to Zenit Mesbah will be sold to Parma. Mesbah has already agreed to Join Parma
  • Galliani is moving for Santon.His Agent will talk to Newcastle tomorrow about the possibility of the player moving to Milan
  • Hellas Verona have signed Simone Calvano on co-Ownership from Milan. Verona paid €1.1m
  • After Pato signs the Contract with Corinthians Milan will receive €5m.Second installment of €5m will come in July and the last €5m in January 2014
  • Milan want €15m for Abate.Zenit have offered €10m
  • Milan are interested in Francesco Lodi. Galliani has spoken to his agent
  • Boateng Met with Galliani to discuss his future. Boateng wants €4m a year contract to stay at AC Milan. Galatasaray are said to be willing to offer €15m for him.
  • Galliani has said that Milan are not interested in signing Stekelenburg
  • Galliani will have dinner with Preziosi tonight to discuss Perin
  • Galliani has clearly said that there are no chances of Zaccardo joining Milan
  • When Perin returns to Genoa in the summer Milan will buy 50% of him

January 9th

  • Livorno, Varese and Verona want Cristante but Milan have ruled out any move for him in January
  • Milan want to sign Kucka in January and Perin in Summer [Gazetta]
  • Milan want to sign One of Van Rhijn or Bruno Martins Indi [Gazetta]
  • Cagliari have said no to Milan’s offer for Nainggolan
  • Galliani is ready to offer €6m for half of Immobile
  • L’Equipe reports that talks are underway between Milan and Benatia. Milan will finalise the deal for him now However he will remain at Udinese till the end of the season – http://bit.ly/UK2XW2
  • Calvano will leave Verona and will be loaned out to another team.
  • Sky Italia says that Milan and Empoli have reached an agreement for Riccardo Saponara. Milan will pay €4m for 50%. Some Milan youth players could be included in the deal. He will stay at Empoli for the rest of the season.He will Join Milan in July 2013. Milan will still have to negotiate with Parma for the remaining 50% of Saponara.
  • Galliani hasn’t denied the signing of Zaccardo
  • Sky reports that Milan are willing to offer €8.5 for Astori
  • Milan intersted in 18 year old midfielder Alexander Jakobsen and 19 year old striker Ruben Betancourt from PSV
  • The Milan-Empoli deal for Saponara will be official once Pato completes his medicals and signs with Corinthians Empoli will get €2.1m for their half of Saponara while Parma are rumored to be getting €4m. Saponara will sign a 5-year deal worth €350,000 a year with Milan in the summer
    Milan are still interested in Nuri Sahin

January 8th

  • Abate’s agent has admitted that preliminary talks are on with Zenit
  • Zenit have offered Abate a €2.5m contract till 2017. He’s on a €2m a year contract currently
  • Galatasaray want to sign Antonini and Boateng
  • If Abate goes to Zenit then the Mesbah-Zaccardo swap will happen
  • Galliani will soon meet Genoa with the intention of Purchasing Constant and taking a summer option on Perin
  • Sky says that our real Dutch target is Van ginkel and not Strootman
  • Reporte dly Zenit have offered Abate €3.3m
  • Tuttomercato reports that Milan want Felipe Anderson and Galliani wants him as a part of the Robinho deal
  • According to Sky Milan inserted a €8-10m Buy Back Clause when they sold Astori to Cagliari
  • Sky reports that Milan will try to sign Gaston Ramirez and Destro during the summer
  • Milan are interested in signing Cagliari’s 17-year old defender, Dario Del Fabro.

January 7th

  • According to Dossena’s agent His transfer to Milan was dependent on Mesbah’s exit.However Mesbah will be away at African Cup of Nations which means not many would want to buy him.
  • Milan is trying to convince PSG to sell Momo Sissoko for €2-Max-3m
  • AS Monaco want Antonini
  • Santos VP has admitted that Negotiations for Robinho are still on
  • Milan Youths Innocenti and Zigoni are set to join Prato and Avellino respectively
  • Gazetta reports that Milan will buy Bojan but Galliani wants to get a further discount on the agreed sale price of €14m
  • AC Milan wanted to sell Mesbah to Galatasaray but they want Antonini
  • L’Equipe says that Kasimpasa Want Bakaye Traore on Loan while Milan only want to sell him outright.
  • Abbiati’s agent did not speak of his contract renewal with the management.It will be taken care of in the summer
  • Sky reports that Milan will attempt to sign Santon either now or in summer
  • Sky also reports that Milan are interested in Astori
  • Milan and Parma could do a Zaccardo-Mesbah swap. The problem is that Parma want an additional €2m

January 6th

  • Spartak Moscow,Galatasaray, Wolfsburg and Rubin Kazan Want Antonini
  • Galliani said that Gremio were willing to buy Robinho at any cost but he would go to only Santos
  • Chiriches will only arrive at Milan if one of Acerbi or Zapata leave
  • Milan are interested in buying Anderlecht’s Dennis Praet

January 5th

  • Corriere report that Milan will buy Zarate and Loan him to Genoa for the rest of the season.
  • According to Sky Milan is considering selling Abate to Zenit for €10m. People from Zenit were at Via Turati some days back and made the offer. Abate’s agent has not denied anything. He said that they need to wait and see how things evolve.
  • Acc to Sportitalia Milan want €12m for Abate
  • sky reports that although Raiola and Galliani are back in Milan. The Santos negotiations are not over. Santos offered €9m for Robinho last night but Galliani stuck to his €10m demand. Raiola/Galliani are expected to return to Brazil later this month
  • Boateng has publicly said that he will meet with his agent to discuss his future as according him ‘There is no point playing in Italy anymore’
  • According to Sky Robinho has been taken off the market by Milan.Galliani told Milan Channel that the negotiations for Robinho are over and that they don’t intend to re-open any negotiations with Brazilian Clubs. Robinho claims that he was willing to accept lower wages but Milan couldn’t find an agreement with Santos
  • Reports say that Milan have rejected Zenit’s offer for Abate

January 4th

  • Kasimpasa of Turkey want Traore on Loan with option to buy. They met his agent today. Milan are only interested in selling him
  • Drogba’s agent ahs admitted that he will be meeting both Juve and Milan next week
  • Atletico Mineiro are willing to pay €8-9 million for Robinho
  • Zenit ready to offer €10m for Ignazio Abate
  • According to tomorrow’s edition of Gazetta,Milan will offer €35m for Balotelli Using the money from the sale of Pato,Robinho and €10m from the sale of Abate to Zenit
  • Acc to Sky the meeting between Milan and Santos wasn’t productive at all as Santos can’t match Milan’s demands hence Galliani has decided that Robinho will stay at Milan
  • Atletico Mineiro’s President has reportedly told Radio Itatiaia that they never made any offer for Robinho>

January 3rd

  • Gazetta says that Milan are keeping an eye on Mirko Vucinic
  • Mediaset claim that Milan have had an agreement with Balotelli for quite some time now and that he is our primary transfer target
  • Milan linked with Werder Bremen’s Marko Arnautovic
  • Milan are also keeping tabs on Marco Andreolli of Chievo
  • However Tuttosport reports that Galliani is still trying to insert a buyback Clause in the Pato-Corinthians Deal
  • Milan to bid for Mehdi Benatia in the Summer
  • Milan are interested in Loaning Gabriel to a Serie A Club but haven’t got any offers yet
  • La Stampa reports that Milan would use Acerbi to sign other players.Most likely he will be sent to Genoa for Granqvist or Kucka
  • Berlusconi has openly said that He’d like to get Mattia Destro to Milan. Sky reports that Milan have asked for Destro on a loan with option to buy deal
  • Roma have decided not to sell Osvaldo in the winter Window however they will accept offers for Stekelenburg
  • Santos pull out of negotiations for Robinho after spending €6m on Walter Montillo.They don’t have money for both
  • Besiktas, Bursaspor and Trabzonspor interested in Bakaye Traore
  • OFFICIAL:Alexandre Pato is a Corinthians Player Milan have sold Pato for €15m (Payable in 4 yearly installments) with an option to buy him back. Instead of a signing fee Pato opted to take 40% of the Future Sale rights instead of taking the sign-on fee. Corinthians have the other 60%.

January 2nd

  • Varese want to Loan Brian Cristante
  • Mattia Valoti will join Reggina on loan
  • Drogba’s management are set for talks with Italian agent Beppe Bozzo to help negotiate a deal with AC Milan
  • Adrià Carmona likely to move to Novara on a co-ownership deal
  • Sampdoria are interested in signing Djamel Mesbah
  • AC Milan are linked to Theo Walcott

January 1st

  • Milan are interested in Adriano from Santos
  • Corriere report that Milan as interested in buying Sneijder
  • Santos’ Latest offer for Robinho is for €7m. Milan want €10m
  • Rumor has it that Atalanta Midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura will join Milan in the summer
  • Milan want to sign Osvaldo from Roma (sky)
  • Milan would try to sign both Drogba and Balotelli (Gazetta/Corriere)
  • Corriere says that Milan will sell Pato and Robinho and buy Sneijder
  • Milan are also keeping an eye on Mattia Destro