Paris SG set to complete Pato deal
PARIS - Agence France-PresseParis Saint Germain moved closer to signing AC Milan striker Pato yesterday after agreeing personal terms with the Brazilian striker, sources at the French club have confirmed.
Qatari-backed PSG have tabled a fresh offer for a three-and-a-half year contract worth 28 million euros with an additional seven million euros in bonuses for Pato.
The Brazilian has been a keen target for Paris Saint Germain, whose director of football is the former Milan coach Leonardo.
Green light to Tevez
The 22-year-old forward will reportedly receive an annual salary of between six and seven million euros at the club where he will link up with his former boss Carlo Ancelotti. The forward’s agent is in Milan but is expected in Paris today to finalize the deal.
Pato’s departure could be followed by the arrival at Milan of Manchester City’s wantaway Argentine star Carlos Tevez.
Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani travelled to England yesterday in a last-ditch effort to sign the former City captain.