Found July 26, 2013 on Soccerlens:
PLAYERS: Keisuke Honda
AC Milan pressure CSKA Moscow to sell Keisuke Honda - originally posted on Serie A side AC Milan have recently been turning the heat up on Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow over their ongoing pursuit of Japanese international Keisuke Honda. The 27-year old’s contract with CSKA expires at the end of December, and no talks of an extension are undergoing between the midfielder and his side. AC Milan have been enquiring about Honda for a number of months, but have been rebuffed with an unrealistic asking price. However, the ball is very much in the Italian side’s court, as they have revealed they will take Honda on a free if the two sides cannot agree on a price for the midfielder. ‘The player wants to join Milan but we can’t overspend as he will be a free agent in four months. We’ll keep trying to sign him until we have to name our Champions League squad, then we’ll abandon the chase. We have made an offer and if they decrease their expectations then Honda will arr...

AC Milan: Honda represents a change in tact for the Rossoneri

AC Milan have undergone something of a regression since their last league title back in 2011, falling fifteen points behind champions Juventus last season as the Rossoneri finished third. This is perhaps owing to the recent financial structural problems in Italian football and the emergence of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations causing a sea of transition at the club over the...
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