Gattuso signs new Milan deal

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Gennaro Gattuso has ended speculation over his future by signing a new contract at AC Milan, the club have announced.

Gattuso has been linked with moves to the English Premier League in recent weeks as he was said to be unhappy with his first-team opportunities after battling injury.

But the club today said he would be remaining in Milan for the next three years.

"Milan announce that the footballer Rino Gattuso has extended his contract with the club until 30 June 2012," said a statement on the club's website.

Gattuso, who turns 32 next month, has spent the last decade with Milan after spells with Perugia, Rangers and Salernitana early in his career.

He also has 70 caps for Italy and was a member of the World Cup winning squad in 2006.

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