<strong>Pato prefers Milan to Chelsea</strong><br />AC MILAN striker Alexandre Pato has delivered a snub to Chelsea by insisting he wants to remain at the Italian club.<br /><br />Pato, 19, is reported to be wanted at Stamford Bridge by manager Carlo Ancelotti, who was until last month his coach at Milan.<br /><br />But the &pound;30m-rated Brazilian said: &ldquo;Pato will be at Milan always. I am part of Milan and the club decides on my life. I am happy at Milan and I am here to work for Milan.&rdquo;<br /><br /><strong>USA stun Spain at Confed Cup</strong><br />SPAIN&rsquo;S record-breaking 15-match winning run ended abruptly last night with a shock 2-0 defeat to 10-man USA at the Confederations Cup.<br /><br />Fulham&rsquo;s Clint Dempsey scored the USA&rsquo;s decisive second goal, after Jozy Altidore had put them ahead, to send the underdogs into the final.<br /><br />Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard saved from Liverpool&rsquo;s Fernando Torres and Arsenal&rsquo;s Cesc Fabregas as the European champions were denied an historic 36th successive match unbeaten.<br /><br /><strong>Brown fined for Riley remarks</strong><br />HULL manager Phil Brown was yesterday fined &pound;2,500 for his comments about referee Mike Riley after the Tigers&rsquo; FA Cup defeat at Arsenal in March.<br /><br />Brown called Riley&rsquo;s performance &ldquo;disgraceful&rdquo; and suggested he had been swayed by the home fans during the 2-1 loss. The Football Association found Brown &ndash; who also unsuccessfully accused Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas of spitting &ndash; guilty of improper conduct.<br /><br /><strong>Messi beckons Mascherano</strong><br />BARCELONA playmaker Lionel Messi has urged his international colleague Javier Mascherano to leave Liverpool for the Champions League winners.<br /><br />Mascherano&rsquo;s agent this week admitted the midfielder would be tempted by a move to Barca, and Messi said: &ldquo;Who would not want to play with great players like Javier? I hope he can come here.&rdquo;