Pato hints at Chelsea move

Pato is keen to link up with former AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti at Stamford Bridge.

“It’s an honour for me to be appreciated by a club like Chelsea,” Pato told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“However, I will first talk to Ancelotti, then I will meet with Milan officials. My future will be clearer at the end of June.”

It is believed AC Milan will try to keep Pato at the club after selling Kaka to Real Madrid.

“I hope Kaka will be happy in Madrid, but I can’t wish him to win the Champions League. I want to win that!” Pato said.

“We will lose so much from his departure, but Milan are not just Kaka. We have a great group and we have a phenomenon in the form of Ronaldinho.

“Is [owner Silvio] Berlusconi saying I will stay put? As I said, nothing has been decided yet. I want to speak with Ancelotti. He is an amazing man. He helped me emerge at Milan and in Italian football. Before deciding my future I want to talk to him.”