Club’s captain to leave for free…
Milan have confirmed that veteran skipper Massimo Ambrosini will not be offered a new deal and will leave on a free transfer.
The 36-year-old joined the Rossoneri from Cesena way back in 1995 and has gone on to make more than 300 appearances for the Serie A giants.
Several clubs in the MLS are also said to be interested in bringing the Italian international to the United States, but Ambrosini’s agent, Moreno Roggi, has revealed that heading across the Atlantic, or retirement, are options for his client.
“Massimo wants to continue to play,” Roggi told the Calciomercato.
“His preference would be overseas clubs, but if an offer did come in from an Italian side, we would not ignore it completely. At this moment we are in talks with West Ham, while we have already ruled out MLS.”
“However, I believe that Milan could have dealt with the situation better after 18 years together,” the representative said.
Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani told the club’s official website: “I’m really sorry to say goodbye to Ambrosini. It’s a decision that sees me emotionally involved.”
During his time at the San Siro he won two Champions League and four Serie A titles, the Coppa Italia, two European Super Cups and one World Club Cup. The former Milan captain also won 35 caps in a nine-year international career with Italy.