Silvestre swaps Milan clubs

Inter Milan have confirmed Matias Silvestre's departure to city rivals AC Milan on a season-long loan deal.

Last Updated: 01/08/13 at 16:07 Post Comment   

Matias Silvestre: AC Milan loan switch

Matias Silvestre: AC Milan loan switch

Inter Milan have confirmed Matias Silvestre's departure to city rivals AC Milan on a season-long loan deal.

The 28-year-old Argentinian is understood to have switched allegiances at San Siro earlier this week but the move has only this afternoon been confirmed by the Nerazzurri.

A statement published on read: "Inter Milan announce that Argentinian defender Matias Silvestre has been allowed to join AC Milan on loan with the option to buy."

Silvestre managed 20 appearances in all competitions for Inter following his arrival from Palermo in July 2012, and Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani today revealed the Rossoneri had also been chasing the Mercedes-born centre-back last summer.

He told the Corriere dello Sport: "In the summer of 2012, after we sold Thiago Silva (to Paris St Germain), Silvestre was our target but we moved too late. We are talking about a very good player."

Milan, who lost 5-3 to Manchester City in the Audi Cup in Munich last night, fly to the United States to take part in the International Champions Cup this weekend.

Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments


may well get slated by other United fans for this, but out of the three contenders, I'd far prefer Liverpool to win the title. Yes some elements of their fanbase can be a bit OTT, yes they're our biggest rivals and yes it will make our poor season feel even more like the end of an era (Fergie's gone, Liverpool are back on top). However I just have to applaud Brendan Rodgers and the way he's turned Liverpool around in just a couple of seasons. It...

Please Stop Telling Us What To Think


ooray! We are all excited now, we beat a very mediocre team! With all due respect to WHU supporters, not winning that game shouldn't even be a consideration. This is the problem, there is no winning mentality at the Emirates - we're all congratulating ourselves beating a team that we have a winning record against.

Wenger hails important win


s this meant to be an aspiration for United supporters? Moyes mediocrity strikes again. I see the Bayern boys don't want to sign for him, and his reputation amongst the senior European coaches make other key signings unlikely.

De Gea's Europa League target

Footer 365

Premier League: Tim Sherwood discusses Sandro snub and his future as Spurs boss

Spurs boss Tim Sherwood insisted he had "no problem" with Sandro despite dropping him for Saturday's win over Fulham.

Roberto Martinez says Manchester United will be title challengers again next season

Everton boss Roberto Martinez expects Manchester United to be Premier League title challengers again next season.

Premier League: Tottenham dent Fulham's survival hopes with 3-1 win at White Hart Lane

Tottenham dented Fulham's Premier League survival hopes with a 3-1 win over their London rivals at White Hart Lane.

Mail Box

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

Mignolet Is The Reason For Liverpool Flying

Mignolet's bad kicking is the reason for Liverpool's success, whilst one man keep notes on F365 mails. Plus England excitement, Arteta and a bad Walsall experience...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property