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Thiago Motta confirm Milan talks

Doubt is swirling around the Italian's future in Paris

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After PSG expressed doubt that Thiago Motta might stay past the summer, the midfielder, who is contracted till 2016 confirmed that he's been contacted by Milan.

His agent is quoted as saying "I received many phone calls, including from his former Coaches. Milan are particularly receptive, especially considering their own doubts over the future of Nigel de Jong. I won't say there is something concrete in this, but there is certainly a lot of interest."

He continued "The next few days will be decisive to understand Thiago's future. We'll see what the club says and wait to hear their intentions."

As the agent mentions above, this move would only be possible if de Jong was to leave. Inzaghi has made it clear  that the first priority is to extend de Jong's contract and that he is confident of doing so. Regardless, it seems that Milan have already started looking for replacements if that agenda happens to fail and to be honest, one could do much worse than Motta.

Though he's on the wrong side of 30, Motta is still a capable midfield general. He was instrumental in PSG's title winning season last year, playing 47 total games and even scoring six goals. His best work though comes in intercepting passes and covering for his more creative colleagues.

Also, he's a former Inter boy so imagine the pain on their faces as he scores a last minute header from a corner to win the Derby della Madonnina. It's almost worth it to spite them.