Milan - Requests by Gervinho for a helicopter and a private
beach as part of the deal that would take him from Roma to Al-Jazira were
described as 'obscene' by the Emirati club, according to reports on Tuesday.
Gervinho was set to end his mitigated two-year spell with
the Serie A club and join Al-Jazira in the United Arab Emirates this week on a
reported four-year deal worth 13m euros.
But the move collapsed because of Gervinho's string of
demands, which also included accommodation for his family and regular airplane
tickets to travel to his native Ivory Coast, said La Gazzetta dello Sport.
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Reports from the Emirates suggest Gervinho's demands alerted
the club to possible future problems with the player, and they are not expected
to pursue the deal any further.
Gervinho remains on the market but will now be expected to
turn up for Roma's first training camp of the summer at their Trigoria base
just outside Rome on July 5.For
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