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Aquilani 'close' to Milan move

August 21, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani has claimed he is "close" to signing for AC Milan.

Alberto Aquilani
GettyImagesAlberto Aquilani: Milan a done deal

• Aquilani 'definitely' staying at Liverpool

Aquilani's future has been the subject of conjecture this summer, amid uncertainty over whether he will remain at Anfield or instead leave the club for a return to Italy.

The midfielder spent last season on loan at Juventus where he impressed, making 33 Serie A appearances for the club. And Aquilani, who joined Liverpool from Roma for £20 million in 2009, has told Gazzetta dello Sport: "I am close to joining Milan."

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