Barcelona is set to decide Ronaldinho's future in three days' time, according to Marca. The Spanish daily reports that the Brazilian star's brother and agent, Roberto de Assís, met with AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani Monday afternoon to discuss the offer the Rossoneri are putting together in order to lure the Brazilian.
After the meeting, which lasted one hour, Assís and Ronaldinho then met with Barça president Joan Laporta and the club's director of football, Txiki Begiristain, where they discussed the Italian offer at Camp Nou.
Barcelona will now take "two or three days" to mull over the offer, having allegedly told Ronaldinho that, in case his move is not completed within 72 hours, he will mandatorily have to join the rest of the squad for training.
The newspaper understands that Ronaldinho is relishing a move to the Serie A side and would favor a transfer to the San Siro over a challenge at the City of Manchester Stadium -- another possible destination.
The AC Milan delegacy flew to Barcelona after hearing that ambitious Manchester City has jumped the gun, offering nearly $51 million to Barcelona and a $19 million-a-year contract to the player.
Although Barcelona is highly tempted by City's offer, it has not ruled out negotiations with AC Milan. Indeed, the Blaugrana have an excellent relationship with Milan following several transfers between the two clubs over the past decade.
After the meeting with Barça, sources suggest that Assis returned to the hotel where the Milan representatives are staying to account the latest developments surrounding the Ronaldinho case.