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Friday, February 29, 2008

Serie A Football News

AC Milan president Berlusconi: Our players are getting kicked

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has joined the complaints from Rossoneri identities over the fouls that are being committed on their star players - including Kaka.Berlusconi said: "The referees would de better to impose a less physical and dangerous football.
"We fear that our players, who are artists in football, may be forced out of the game because of 'accidents' caused by others."

AC Milan confirm new Kaka deal to 2013

Kaka has signed a new deal with AC Milan keeping him in the Rossoneri colours until 2013. While his previous contract would have lasted until 2011, the fact that the Ballon d'Or winner is willing to add another two years to his commitment will be a relief to a side struggling to qualify for the Champions League.
"Ricky has repeatedly declared that he wants to become a symbol of this side," vice-president Adriano Galliani wrote on the club website.
"He already is that and also the best player in the world and now he has decided to tie himself to the Diavolo.
"This contract is for the rest of his career and I hope that if he is still playing in 2013 that we will be able to get him to sign another one. This is good news for all Milan fans."

Inter Milan president Moratti: Mancini wants Cassano

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti admits they could compete with Sampdoria for Real Madrid striker Antonio Cassano at the end of the season.Moratti revealed: "(Coach) Roberto Mancini has insisted to us on signing several players he's suggested. For example, one of them is Cassano."
The Inter supremo also said: "If it was up to me, Francesco Totti would have won three Ballon d'Ors."

Inter Milan's Crespo would welcome Roma move

Inter Milan striker Hernan Crespo admits he'd welcome a move to Roma at the end of the season. Inter are ready to sell one of their forwards in the summer, says Tuttosport, with Crespo and Adriano, currently on-loan at Sao Paulo, the favourites to go.
Ex-Chelsea striker Crespo said: "Here I am well and I want to stay, but the Giallorossi are a great team and it is normal to dream about playing with (Francesco) Totti in the future.
"You never know."