Transfer news: Japan international Keisuke Honda set to sign for AC Milan

Keisuke Honda: Milan fan

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Japan international Keisuke Honda is on the brink of a move to AC Milan, according to reports in Italy.

The transfer has proven a tricky one with the transfer demands of CSKA Moscow appearing to put the move on hold until the expiration of the player's contract.

But Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has suggested on Monday that his eventual destination is likely to be the San Siro.

When asked if a deal to sign Honda was a little closer, Galliani told Sky Sport Italia: "Let's see. I'm pleased he's a Milan fan, he watched Milan when he was a kid. He will decide.

"If he joins he will take the No.22 jersey. I will know tomorrow (Tuesday) as there is a new meeting so we will see then."