Belfast Telegraph

Galliani reveals Aquilani interest

AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani has admitted his interest in Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani.

The Italy international has been expected to leave Anfield all summer but has yet to make a move, with Fiorentina looking his most likely destination recently.

However, Milan are in the market for a midfielder following Andrea Pirlo's transfer to Juventus and Galliani told Gazzetta Dello Sport: "He's a midfielder who has the characteristics we're looking for so he could be of interest."

Galliani also ruled out moves for Real Madrid's Kaka, a former San Siro favourite, and Manchester City's ex-Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli.

"Kaka's wage is impossible for an Italian club due to the tax system," he said.

As for Balotelli, Galliani added: "If someone comes in it will be a left central midfielder, not a striker."

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