Ronaldo on verge of Milan move

 

Transfer news:  Brazil striker Ronaldo is expected in Milan tonight to put the finishing touches to a move to AC Milan from Real Madrid.

Ronaldo is surplus to requirements in Madrid and is thought to be joining the Rossoneri for a fee in the region of £5million.

"We have made a bid for Ronaldo, we are talking so let's wait and see," Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani said. "There is still plenty to do."

Galliani said Ronaldo may attend tonight's Coppa Italia match between Milan and Roma at the San Siro while he will also undergo a medical.

Ernesto Bronzetti, who has been acting as a broker in the potential deal, told Gazzetta dello Sport: "The player is coming to Milan and that means the negotiations have reached a good point.  I cannot say any more than that."

The player had earlier attended training at Real Madrid's Valdebebas complex as usual.

He is no stranger to the Italian city having played for AC Milan's city neighbours Internazionale before his move to Madrid.

Ronaldo (30) left Inter in 2002 shortly after inspiring Brazil to World Cup glory.

Much of his time with the Nerazzurri had been blighted with injury but he blamed poor relations with then Inter coach Hector Cuper for his decision to move to Madrid.

Ugo Ehiogu has completed his move to Rangers after being released by Middlesbrough. The central defender (34) has signed an 18-month deal with the Ibrox club.

Blackburn have completed the signing of DR Congo international defender Christopher Samba from Hertha Berlin. The 22-year-old has signed a three-and-a-half year deal to become Rovers' third signing this month.