RONALDINHO IN AC MILAN.

The latest gist in the sporting world is the recent signing of Ronaldinho to play for AC Milan, the former Barcelona ace, one time world player of the year arrived in Milan where he signed a three year contract.

Barcelona agreed late Tuesday evening to sell the Brazilian ace for an initial fee of 21 million euros ($33.5 million) following two days talk with Milan chief executive Adriano Gilliani. The player flew into Milan with Gilliano early Wednesday morning and went straight to the Milanelo training ground where the squad was gathering for the first day of the pre-season work. About 4000 fans were outside the gate to welcome the 28 year old playmaker who has been struggling with fitness and form the previous season.

AC Milan had a poor season last season, as they were edged out of the champions league by the Arsenal and finished 5th in the serie A to secure a place in UEFA cup this coming season. The formalities of the transfer would be concluded in a few days and would be made open to the public. Coach Ancelloti has been under pressure due to last season fall to Arsenal and he was thrilled to resume this season with the likes of Ronaldinho.

Ronaldinho would join forces with the likes of former team mate Gianluca Zambrotta and new transfer from Arsenal Mathieu Flamini. Some years ago, he was considered to be the best player in the world, here in AC Milan he would have the opportunity to re-launch himself. We wait for other news from the transfer market.a

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