The former Genoa and Juventus player, currently sidelined with knee ligament damage, plays his club football in Russia with Zenit St Petersburg.
“I keep a close eye on Serie A,” the 26-year-old commented in an interview with calciomercato.it.
“I do miss Italy and, sooner or later, I do hope to play football in my country again. Although I don’t know when.”
The full-back was paired with a possible switch to the Diavolo before picking up a knee injury earlier this year.
“I don’t know anything about Milan’s interest in me,” he continued. “For now, I’m just concentrating on recovering from injury and getting back into action.”
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