AC Milan's bullish midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has reiterated that it's his dream to play in the English Premier League.

Gattuso's future with the Rossoneri is open to speculation after a lackluster season during which time his relationship with boss Carlo Ancelotti has reportedly broken down.

Now, the midfield general is looking elsewhere -- insisting that he's perfectly suited for the Premiership.

"I would love to have the chance to play in the Premier League," the former Rangers man told Sky Sport Italia. "It's a dream that I have always had and I have never hidden that fact. I think I have all the right characteristics to play in the Premier League."

Rino is still gunning to end the disappointing season with Champions League soccer. Milan trails fourth-place Fiorentina by two points in the Serie A standings with two games remaining.

He also insists that the all-English Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea is down to their adopting the Italian mindset.

"I would like to be involved in the Champions League next season. I have won two of them and we gave one to Rafa Benitez as a present," he smiled, recalling Liverpool's epic comeback against Milan.

"From what I saw in the semifinals, the English teams played the Italian game, there was a lot of Catenaccio [Italian defensive tactics].

"When I began playing, people used to say that the Italian game was anti-football and that we only think about defending. However, in the end the English copied us."

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