Shevchenko moves closer to AC Milan return

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Andriy Shevchenko could be edging closer to a loan move to former club AC Milan after the Daily Mail reported that new Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari wants to sell the Ukrainian.

Shevchenko had seven brilliant seasons with Milan from 1999 to 2006, scoring 127 goals in just 208 games, and winning virtually every major honor on offer.

In 2006 he moved to Chelsea for a whopping $60 million, however he has had two miserable years at Stamford Bridge, and is well known to be desperate to move back to Italy.

The 32-year-old has been heavily linked with a move back to the Rossoneri, but it is believed that the Italians are only willing to take him back on a loan basis.

The Daily Mail claimed on Tuesday that Shevchenko is not part of new Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari's plans, and the Brazilian has given the club the green light to offload him.

With this in mind, it is now looking increasingly possible that Sheva could indeed return to Milan on loan, in a similar move that saw Hernan Crespo spend the last two seasons on loan at Inter.