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Nesta makes Rossoneri pledge

Published: Friday 18 May 2007, 13.03CET
Five days before the UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool FC, Italy centre-back Alessandro Nesta has committed himself to AC Milan until 2011.

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Published: Friday 18 May 2007, 13.03CET

Nesta makes Rossoneri pledge

Five days before the UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool FC, Italy centre-back Alessandro Nesta has committed himself to AC Milan until 2011.

Five days before the UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool FC, Italy defender Alessandro Nesta has committed himself to AC Milan until 2011.

Fit again
The 31-year-old missed the first half of the season with a serious shoulder injury but has returned to fitness and form to help Milan reach the Athens showpiece on Wednesday. Nesta, who has played 14 games in Serie A this season and seven in the UEFA Champions League, joined Milan in August 2002 for €30.2m from S.S. Lazio. He went on to help the Rossoneri win the UEFA Champions League in his first season, scoring a penalty in the final shoot-out win against Juventus. The centre-back's existing deal had been due to expire at the end of next season.

Last updated: 18/05/07 15.38CET

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