Milan defender Luca Antonini has hit back at critics who claimed that the team were 'left for dead' at the start of the season.
The Rossoneri have recovered from their shaky start to the campaign and currently sit third in Serie A, just two points behind Napoli and second.
“Earlier this season we were given up for dead,” he told Milan Channel. “We needed to find consistent results and confidence.
“But once we found those, we demonstrated to many that they were wrong to doubt us.
“We are a good group and we work well.”
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