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Senderos makes Milan loan move

Published: Wednesday 27 August 2008, 22.59CET
AC Milan have continued to strengthen their squad by recruiting the Swiss international central defender Philippe Senderos on a season's loan from Arsenal FC.
Senderos makes Milan loan move
Philippe Senderos has joined Milan on a one-season loan ©Getty Images
 
 
Published: Wednesday 27 August 2008, 22.59CET

Senderos makes Milan loan move

AC Milan have continued to strengthen their squad by recruiting the Swiss international central defender Philippe Senderos on a season's loan from Arsenal FC.

AC Milan have continued to strengthen their squad by signing Swiss international centre-back Philippe Senderos on a one-year loan from Arsenal FC.

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Senderos moves from north London to Milan for the next 12 months at least, becoming the Rossoneri's third summer recruit from the Premier League after Mathieu Flamini and Andriy Shevchenko. "I'm delighted to join Milan," he said. "Everything has happened very quickly, but it's a dream come true. I have learned a lot under Arsène Wenger but I think I have reached another level by joining Milan."

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The 23-year-old former Servette FC defender has played 64 top-flight matches for Arsenal, scoring four goals, and has also represented Switzerland on 31 occasions – including the co-hosts' three games at UEFA EURO 2008™. He joined the Gunners in 2003/04. In addition to the acquisitions of Flamini and Shevchenko, from Arsenal and Chelsea FC respectively, Carlo Ancelotti's team have also landed Gianluca Zambrotta and Ronaldinho from FC Barcelona this close season.

Last updated: 27/08/08 23.14CET

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