Pato signs for Corinthians

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Updated: January 4, 2013

Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato is set to return home from AC Milan following an agreement to join world club champions Corinthians on a 4 year deal. The deal is said to be around the 15 million Euros and is dependent on a medical he is expected to undergo in the next few days.

The 23-year-old Pato joined Milan from Brazil’s Internacional in 2007 and played 117 times for the Italian giants, however his time in Milan has be plagued by fitness and injury problems playing only 18times in the last season and a half.

During his career, Pato has won the 2006 Club World Cup and 2007 Copa Sudamericana with Internacional before claiming an Italian championship and Italian Super Cup with Milan.