Adriano Galliani: Milan Have Not Received Offers For Andrea Pirlo

Despite the many transfer rumours surrounding him, the Italian international midfielder could remain with Milan this summer.
Milan vice-president, Adriano Galliani reassured fans that influential midfielder Andrea Pirlo will most likely remain with the club next season, as they have not yet receive any offers for him.

Pirlo has been linked with various teams, in particular a reunion with former Rossoneri's coach, Carlo Ancelotti at Chelsea, and Atletico Madrid.

However, despite the speculation, none of these clubs have made an offer for him and Galliani is convinced that the player will be at the on the pitch for the start of the summer training camp on July 6.

"We did not receive any offers for Andrea Pirlo," he explained to

This was later also confirmed by the player's agent, Tullio Tinti, who did not want to comment on rumours of his client joining another club, but simply stated that "Pirlo is a Milan player".

The impression is that in the end Pirlo will remain at Milan, with Chelsea and Atletico having to look elsewhere to find a central midfielder with the characteristics of the freekick specialist.

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