AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has claimed that he has sold Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Paris Saint-Germain.
The deal is now subject to the pair agreeing personal terms with PSG, with the Swedish striker's agent Mino Raiola due to meet with the French giants shortly.
It is understood that a 60 million euro offer was enough to persuade the Italians into parting with two of their biggest assets, but while the supremo did not confirm the figure involved in the transfer, he conceded that letting the duo leave would allow the club to reduce its costs.
"It is true that I have sold them to Paris Saint-Germain," he is quoted as saying by Ansa. "With their departure, we will save €150m."
Earlier in the summer, Thiago Silva was close to joining PSG in a 46m euro swoop, but Berlusconi vetoed the deal at the last minute before offering the Brazilian defender an improved contract.
However, with Milan's financial problems well documented, the Rossoneri have not been able to make a big investment in the summer transfer market following a season in which they lost their Serie A crown to Juventus.
The side has so far spent little over 4m euros on quintet Francesco Acerbi, Gabriel, Bakaye Traore, Riccardo Montolivo and Kevin Constant.
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