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AC Milan Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of March 24

Matteo BonettiContributor IMarch 24, 2014

AC Milan Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of March 24

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    With the summer approaching, you can expect AC Milan to have a very eventful transfer campaign.

    No one on the entire roster is a certainty to stay for next season, including the coaching staff.

    Whoever will be in charge of the Rossoneri will want to stamp his authority on the squad and build a team that's in his image, rather than one that's essentially a leftover from the previous regime.

    Here are all the latest rumors and confirmations surrounding possible transfers in and out of the club. 

Taarabt in Talks to Stay with Milan

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    Antonio Calanni

    According to Football Italia, Adel Taarabt's agent has been in talks with Milan to work out a deal which would keep the Moroccan in Italy.

    Taarabt has awoken ever since joining the club from Fulham in the January transfer window and has been one of the pleasant surprises of the season.

Kaka Hints at Exit

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    Andrew Medichini

    Kaka spoke to Il Corriere Della Sera (via Football Italia) about moving back to Milan and also admitted that he'd be tempted to move to MLS.

    In future I’d like to play in America. At the end of the season I’ll talk to Adriano Galliani to understand his ideas and those of the club.

    If I was to leave, then I would like a transfer to the United States.

    The move wouldn't be a surprising one, as more players have been going to the increasingly competitive MLS in recent seasons.

Milan Top Serie A Transfer Revenue

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    According to a report from Football Italia, Milan have topped the list in Serie A for transfer revenue in the past five years. As a matter of fact, they were ranked fifth in this list in all of Europe.

    Milan accrued over €229m from sales in the past five seasons, a rate that puts them alongside the likes of Real Madrid and Liverpool.

    Unfortunately, it's this type of mentality that has led to their downfall.

     

Milan Ask Balotelli to Leave Agent

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    Milan have asked Mario Balotelli to leave his agent Mino Raiola, according to reports from Tuttosport (via Football Italia)

    The reports go on to say that the Rossoneri would prefer if Balotelli ceased all business with Mino Raiola, who is a notorious Italian agent in Italy that represents some of the biggest superstars in Europe.

Mancini Doesn't Rule out Milan

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    Galatasaray coach Roberto Mancini has not ruled out possibly coaching Milan in the future, according to Fox Sports (via Football Italia).

    The former Inter coach has bounced around various countries in recent years, but opened up to the idea of returning to his home country with a club that was once his main rival domestically.

    The speculation surrounding Clarence Seedorf's future at the helm has led to questions about who could potentially replace the inexperienced Dutchman if he were to be sacked. 

Balotelli's Exlusion Sign for Future?

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    Milan's assistant coach Mauro Tassotti has told Sky Sport Italia (via Football Italia) that Mario Balotelli's absence from the Milan starting XI was purely a tactical decision from Clarence Seedorf.

    With Balotelli out of the lineup, it's worth wondering if his days with the Rossoneri are numbered.

    Balotelli will attract plenty of suitors if he has a positive World Cup with Italy and could be headed for the exit doors at the end of the summer. 

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