Alex confirms his move to AC Milan and targets Champions League finish for next season
Brazilian defender Alex is on the verge of completing a transfer to AC Milan and the 31-year-old has given an interview ahead of the move.
After spending last season with Paris Saint-Germain, the former Chelsea defender will swap Paris for Milan and is excited about the move.
Football Italia quoted the Brazilian and he revealed how impressed he was with the club.
Alex said: “I’m very happy to be here, people have spoken very well to me about the club.
“I am really happy to be at an important team like Milan. My first impression is marvellous, everything is very well organised here.
“I’ve been with Adriano Galliani until now, we talked a lot and I am very excited.”
Alex went on to reveal that he had an opportunity to join the Rossoneri when Carlo Ancelotti was manager previously.
He also expressed his ambitions for Milan next season, he added: “When I was at PSV, there was the opportunity for me to come to Milan with Ancelotti in the dugout.
“We need to start the season as well as we can in order to get Milan back to where they deserve to be. That is the Champions League.
“We need to fight to win the League and get back in the Champions League. A message to the fans? Thanks to everyone, I will give my everything to fight hard to win with Milan.”