Transfer news

PSG renew interest in Milan's Pato

April 23, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Paris St Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed the Ligue 1 giants will continue to pursue AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato when the transfer window re-opens.

Alexandre Pato
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Pato has been ruled out for the remainder of the Serie A season due to ongoing muscle problems.

However, despite the Brazilian suffering 13 related injuries since January 2010, Ancelotti insists PSG will look to add Pato to the growing list of stars in their squad.

"Pato was one of our targets in January, and remains one of our transfer targets for the future," Ancelotti told Rai Sport.

"It's true that he has been injured a lot, but I still consider him to be an extraordinary talent who can prove himself to everybody.

Pato's current contract at the San Siro runs until 2014, but speculation has been rife for some time that the Brazilian will be sold as a result of his injury problems.