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Mon Apr 21 04:02:47 SAST 2014

Milan to refund season tickets after star duo sold

Sapa-AP | 24 July, 2012 08:060 Comments
Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Milan celebrate the victory after the Serie A match between AS Roma and AC Milan at Stadio Olimpico on May 7, 2011 in Rome, Italy
Image by: Giuseppe Bellini / Getty Images

AC Milan says it will give refunds to disgruntled fans with season tickets following the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva.

The club made the offer in a statement on Monday after fans were left fuming at the star duo being sold, some even staging a mock funeral outside Milan headquarters.

A lawsuit has been filed arguing that some fans bought season tickets on the presumption the two players would be at the club.

The club says the offer was made because of “the need for style and love of the club towards its supporters and independent of any legal analysis,” adding that “the lawsuit is without any foundation.” 

Milan icons Alessandro Nesta, Clarence Seedorf, Gennaro Gattuso and Filippo Inzaghi also left the club after last season.

 

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