Chelsea have given AC Milan permission to talk to Didier Drogba but remain unwilling to part with former Rossoneri forward Andrei Shevchenko, the Milan vice president Adriano Galliani has claimed.
Milan are desperate to sign a new striker, particularly after Palermo forward Amauri chose a move to rivals Juventus ahead of a transfer to Milan.
"Chelsea have authorised us to open negotiations with Drogba," Galliani told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.
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