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AC Milan Stadium Project Reportedly In Doubt Due To Opposition From Fondazione Fiera

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 04 / 15

AC Milan's project for a new stadium "could be aborted amid frosty business relations" and club President Silvio Berlusconi's "increased doubts," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. The Rossoneri was meant to be the third Serie A club to "build a property stadium" after Juventus and "probably" AS Rom...

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