“Balotelli, Boateng, Alex and Mexes and other players will leave Milan”

AC Milan's forward from Italy Mario Balotelli reacts the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Frosinone at 'San Siro' Stadium in Milan on May 1, 2016. / AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
Balotelli during Milan-Frosinone at San Siro on May 1, 2016. (GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

President Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed the exits of the four with expiring contracts and stated more will leave.

Berlusconi gave an interesting interview about the future of Milan last night and he confirmed it’s the end of the Milan road for Mario Balotelli, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Alex da Costa and Philippe Mexes.

“There are Mexes, Alex, Boateng and others [who will leave]. Five will be leaving with expiring contracts,” Berlusconi told Telelombardia’s QSVS. “And then there are also other players that we’ll put on the market. Balotelli? He also ends the contract with us.”

Balotelli re-joined Milan on loan from Liverpool but did nothing this season to convince the Rossoneri to get back to the negotiations table wih the Reds and he will return to English to seek a different club. Boateng has a similar story as he joined on a free after a bad spell at Schalke and didn’t do enough. Alex looks determined to return to Brazil while Mexes was rarely used this season despite signing an extension last summer. The ‘fifth’ with the expiring deal is Christian Abbiati.

It’ll be an interesting summer for Milan if the sale of the club goes through. More news on that front are expected in the month of June as the negotiations between Silvio and the Chinese continues.

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I read that Mastour could be swapped with Vazquez, that the reason why Milan would let Mastour go is that he didn’t shine while playing in Milan. He was 16 and never played for the club, now he is 17 and still didn’t get a chance, maybe he is overrated, but what if he isn’t and what if we are gonna regret selling this kid, just stop bringing players who only play one season and let the youth grow, loan them out or give them a chance just like Donnarumma.


I agree. Look what we did with Aubameyang; now he’s great in Borussia.


I am okay with it as long as we have somekind of buy-back clause.


He is colossally overrated – could do nothing to force his way into a Malaga team hardly brimming with quality. How many minutes did he actually get from the pine?


How about adding yourself, Galliani, Brocchi, Montolivo, Zapata and Menez to that list. De Sciglio should be up for consideration too. His attitude is wrong and his form is awful.

That would be a great start for the new season.


Milan should also sell; Berolacci Menez Matri Paletta and Lopez, and together will the sale of El Shaarawy too they should be able to raise over 40 Million, Gabriel should be taken back as the second GK. and play Cupa Italia maches as the first GK. as i belive he is very good GK too. and milan should buy new players under the radar, not go out and tell about it as milan dont have the money to compete againts other europien teams. and not wait fot the transfer windows to open. my top 4 targets will be Zielinski on… Read more »

Veer Khase

Yarmolenko is a beast but he will not come for less than 25-30m €. Berardi might be going to juve ( & he is nerazurri supporter by the way). In my we should target either lucas vasquez from madrid or januzaj from united. Both are really pacey & technically suited to play on right flank. Bertolacci has been a total waste but i don’t think we should sell him because we are not going to get an amount anywhere near 20m € we paid for him. I think he deserves a chance(atleast as a backup). He used to play in… Read more »


to spend 30M on Yarmolenko is like spending 50 million on messi or neymar, he has had 5 season with stable performance in both ukraine and europ, he has scored more that 15 goals and 15 assist every year. in milan he can score over 20 goals and 20 assist as i belive when you play with better players you become better. I relly belive milan can get him for 30 M and Dede for 5M Mammana for 10M and Zielinski for 12/15M that will be a vise spending by Milan, but milan have to get rid of Galliani as… Read more »

Justin Perry

Add Honda, Adriano, and Kucka, and let Zapata’s contract expire. Milan should look at Federico Viviani, Izzo, Andrea Costa, Andrea Belotti, Benassi, all of which can be purchased for 10mil each


yeah it was kind of stupid to announce a “war chest” full of money right before trying to make bids. LOL


i said we would regret selling SES and no one believed my word until he started showing why he’s one of the biggest talents in the world. getting rid of said players is great but there are some left like: Poli, Zapata, Honda and Luiz Adriano. Loan Ely and Simic. Get rid of the useless players that will be returning like Agazzi, Matri, Vagnoli, Paletta. we’ll then need 3 CBs one to partner Romagnoli and the other 2 to cover them. Abdennour, Mammana, and De Vrij or some one of the later’s caliber should be fine targets. CM like Witsel,… Read more »


Selling ses was the right move, he missed 2 seasons for milan thru injury … couldnt risk a 3rd consecutive season


The whole squad without donnarumma!

I really mean it, the WHOLE squad expect donnaromma.

Even romagnoli, what have he done so far?


A bit extreme lol but i understand why you feel this way


Are you kidding me?what about Calabria?A very impressive young talented player who even though performed greatly was rarely used by Miha.


If galliani should sell mastour I will call him an idiod they killing Milan s feature. These guys do have hearts they care about Milan,s fans all they care FO is there selfish interest especially galliani


None of those players would leave milan if it were up to berlu and galli only. Its the chinese taking care of situation stamping their authorities. I like it


Get rid of all the 5 players Abiatti was saying couldn’t be bothered to play for Milan. We’re not Chelsea. Oh and Honda… the worst ACM #10 in living memory.


Galianni should be the first to lead the exit door of our dear milan. He us the architect of this doom. Fonza milan

#1Milan Fan South Africa

id like to see this team next season
abate romagnoli mamannna Calabria
Yaya Toure
Mastour locatelli bonaventura

Bacca Dybala


do you know what are you talking about?


next season donna
abate roma dede antonelli
kucka wistel
ses kovic bonaventura


Milan should just try to sign good players in Andreas Christiansen, Mamanna, Leandro Paredes, Tielemens, Fekir(CAM) #10 and those crying for Saponara, he got his chance and failed dismally and the only player(s) that we should have kept is Cristante, he was good at milan and SES we should have included a buy-back clause in his sale to Roma so that we would get him back when he is performing the way he lately, and last but not least BRING BACK HACHIM MASTOUR, that kid is our future. The good thing is that Silvio is gonna sell the club and… Read more »


Cristante doesnt had the patience to stay…if he had stayed with us…he would have been a starter by now…no one would become great if he hav no patience


I would love bacca to stay,call mastour and suso back,Calabria to stay Bonaventura to stay,donnaruma,romagnoli and Mauri and antonelli.Give them chances and get quality creative midfielder and a superb striker to partner bacca a quality DM and cb and we are good.