Published On: Tue, Feb 12th, 2013

AC Milan legend to make footballing return

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Former striker could take to the pitch once again having only retired last summer.

The Ukrainian international bowed out of football following his country’s elimination from the European Championships.

Now though Shevchenko has been offered the chance to play for Indonesian Super League club Mitra Kukar F.C according to club manager Roni Fauzan.

“Obviously we are interested in Shevchenko,” Fauzan told reporters. “We are in negotiations, but we have to continue to talk about economics.”

“We would like to sign him for 10 games. Regarding a salary – I’m sure we can find the money to bring him here.”

The 36 year-old goalscorer is greatly admired in Indonesia as there is a strong Milan fan base in the country.

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- AC Milan fan living near Brighton. Big advocate for Financial Fair Play and Youth Development in football. Write for both Forza Italian Football and RealMadridNews.com. Began my fascination with football as a teenager and was primarily attracted to the sport by the exploits of Ronaldinho. Have since become a great lover of Calcio and the gritty defensive side of the game which is totally undervalued. Began supporting AC Milan in 2009 and have branched out into other leagues. My favourite player is Paolo Maldini. You can follow me at @mercutio156 on Twitter.

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