AC Milan releases Brazilian midfielder Emerson

MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Brazilian midfielder Emerson has been released from his contract with AC Milan due to "personal reasons" the club said Tuesday.

The move ends Emerson's two-year stay at Milan, for whom he played 39 matches in all competitions, including 11 Serie A games this season.

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