Brocchi extends Milan stay

AC Milan midfield player Cristian Brocchi has renewed his contract with the European champions until 2007.

New terms
The 27-year-old former Hellas-Verona FC and Internazionale FC player has agreed a two-year extension to his original deal. Brocchi was an important figure in last season's UEFA Champions League triumph, appearing in seven matches including the semi-final against Inter.