M’Baye Niang has stirred up controversy by denying Massimiliano Allegri’s claims he is tired and needs a rest.
Today the Milan Coach said in his Press conference that Niang probably wouldn’t start against Barcelona because he needed to rest and recuperate.
“It’s not true what they say in newspapers that I am not playing due to pain or injury,” wrote the striker on Twitter.
“It is simply the Coach’s choice.”
Niang has been playing regularly as part of a trident attack in Serie A recently, but Mario Balotelli is cup-tied and cannot face Barcelona in the Champions League.