“Pato has promised me that he will return in a year and a half,” the Diavolo official continued. “A series of injuries created a certain distance between himself and the establishment at Milanello.
“The chances of him arriving are very low,” he admitted. “I’ve always wanted to take him to Milan because Barcelona have played the best football over these years.”
“We are focusing on youth,” he added. “We have three youngsters on our radar, one plays in Italy and the other two are abroad – but we don’t know whether we can sign them in January.
Berlusconi was also asked about the future of boss Allegri, a tactician whose contract at Milanello won’t expire until June 2014.
“The human aspect is very important at Milan,” the former Italian Prime Minister told 网络外围投注Antenna 3 in an interview.
“A President must always tell the truth,” he said when asked whether Allegri would stay for 2013-14. “Therefore, let’s go to the next question…”
“A bid for Inter’s Wesley Sneijder? How old is he? 28? Well then, he’s not part of Milan’s plans.”
“The agreement is that he goes there, stays for 18 months and then returns to Milan. That is what he told me when we embraced for the last time at Arcore.”
Milan chief Silvio Berlusconi says he would never sanction the signing of Mario Balotelli, while he hinted at a summer exit for boss Massimiliano Allegri.
“If you place a bad apple in the dressing room then it can infect all of the others. Balotelli is someone who I would never accept in the Milan squad.”
Berlusconi’s dream tactician for the future is available former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola.
The Italian giants have opted to start a new era at the club after opting to wave goodbye to a host of veteran players in the summer, as well as selling the likes of Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Paris Saint-Germain.
Rumours of a Balotelli switch intensified last wee澳门外围投注k after his altercation with City boss Roberto Mancini coincided with Alexandre Pato’s sale to Corinthians.
Italy and Manchester City ace Balotelli is constantly being linked with a future with the Diavolo, but Berlusconi is adamant that the enigma will not arrive at San Siro.