AA breaks down buyout details

BY foxsports • November 18, 2011

The Italian midfielder returned to his homeland for a second time over the summer, having spent the majority of last season with Juventus. He struggled to make an impact at Anfield and clearly does not figure in Kenny Dalglish's plans. The Reds are prepared to let him leave, but only for the right price. Aquilani claims their demands prevented him from joining Juve on a permanent basis, as they were asking for €16m (£13.7m), but he is confident there will be no such problems this time around. "I did not expect to be bought by Juventus, the price set by Liverpool was too high," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "Juve was an opportunity and I have used it well. "It was a critical step in my career as after Liverpool I needed to play continuously. Maybe if I had not gone to Juventus I would not be at AC Milan." On the current agreement with Milan, he added: "There is a buyout fee set at €6million [£5.2million] and it is activated after 25 games. "I feel more assured. You can never say no to Milan. I have always had the hope of becoming a Rossoneri player."

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