Milan are one of a number of clubs who are chasing the Japanese international.
AC Milan vice president Adriano Gallaini has said that the clubs move for Keisuke Honda has ground to a halt, with CSKA Moscow reluctant to let the Japanese international leave, Goal.com reports.
The Italian club had looked close to signing Honda, with Gallaini recently claiming that the transfer had only been delayed because CSKA’s president Yevgeni Giner was away on holiday.
However, it now looks unlikely that a deal will be done, with Gallaini revealing that CSKA are now unwilling to sell one of their most important players.
“I called the president of CSKA and he said no to selling Honda,” revealed Galliani.
“So we are as we were. There are not a lot of gifts out there.”
Several other clubs are known to be interested in signing Honda, including Everton but it looks like CSKA want to hang onto the Japanese international for a little while longer.
Milan may now have to wait until the midfielders contract expires at the end of the year before making another move.
The Italian club have been busy during the transfer window so far, signing Andrea Poli from Sampdoria and Christan Zapata from Villarreal.
Zapata was at the club last season on loan but has now moved to the San Siro on a permanent basis.