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Soccer: AC Milan eye building stadium in Expo area

Club officially manifests interest

14 March, 17:28
Soccer: AC Milan eye building stadium in Expo area (ANSA) - Milan, March 14 - AC Milan on Friday manifested an interest in buying part of the area which will host Milan Expo 2015 to build a stadium there.

Owner Silvio Berlusconi's daughter Barbara Berlusconi, who is on Milan's board, signed a document in which the club officially expressed interest in buying an area in which the world fair next year 2015.

Three-time premier Berlusconi's club has reportedly completed a business plan detailing the costs of a project for a stadium to be built over an area of 120,000 square metres with a capacity for 60,000 spectators.

The seven-time European champions currently pay rent to the local council to use the city's San Siro Stadium on match days.

They share the ground with city rivals Inter.