Fresh from his hat-trick against Lecce, Hernan Crespo has again stated his his desire to join Milan on a permanent basis.

The Argentine striker is on a season-long loan from Chelsea with and he has regained his scoring touch in recent months to form a potent partnership with European Foootball of the Year Andrii Shevchenko.

“Now I want to stay here at Milan,” he said.

“I’m aware of my possibilities: I really feel in a good way and I have a big will to do well.”