AC Milan star to sign new contract and put an end to Arsenal talk

first_img Ignazio Abate Arsenal target Ignazio Abate is set to commit his future to AC Milan, according to reports in Italy.The Gunners have been consistently linked with the 27-year-old Italy international – and it has been reported that Arsene Wenger made him his No.1 choice to replace Bacary Sagna.But the Arsenal boss will have to look elsewhere for right-back reinforcements with Abate ready to sign a deal that will keep him at the San Siro until 2018.Abate is out of contract in the summer and, with question marks hanging over his future, speculation concerning his next move has intensified in recent months.Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain were said to be keen on agreeing a deal to bring him in on a free transfer next summer but Milan seem to have managed to avoid losing him for nothing.Italian newspaper Tuttosport have reported that the contract should be signed shortly. 1last_img read more