Ruud van Nistelrooy says he is not interested in a summer move to Milan and is committed to remaining with Manchester United.
Reports in Italy had suggested the striker could be heading for Milan in the summer amid reports that his felllow Dutchman, Marco van Basten, is tipped to become Milan’s next coach.
But Van Nistelrooy, 29, told the Corriere dello Sport: “I don’t want to say anything about that because the fact is that United are in my heart.
“My only aim to stay for several more years in Manchester.”
Van Nistelrooy did admit to being frustrated that he has not won more silverware since arriving at Old Trafford in 2001.
The Dutchman has only two winners’ medals – Premiership and FA Cup.
“When I joined United they had won seven out of the last nine Premiership titles, won the Champions League in 1999 and also the treble,” he told the Manchester Evening News.
“The expectations for everyone then, and I suppose myself, was that United were going to win a similar number of titles, but football is not as simple as that.
“We are in a situation now where we are improving. We are building a team that can be the best again if we continue the progress we are making.”
Van Nistelrooy also revealed he had no intention of quitting Manchester United whilst Wayne Rooney remains his strike partner.
“Wayne is already one of the best young players in the world and he has a huge future,” said van Nistelrooy. ”It is fantastic for me to be playing alongside him.
”Having Wayne alongside me is one of the reasons I’m not planning to be anywhere else rather than Manchester United.
”I like playing where I am. I’m not going to leave to go to Spain, Italy or anywhere else.
”You really don’t see people of his age with that kind of ability very often. He is strong, can take people on and is able to play in so many positions.
”He has played up front, on the left and right, in the hole and in midfield.”