Sunday August 17 2014
Rami avoids Valencia clash

It’s reported Adil Rami is out of tonight’s Valencia-Milan friendly to avoid ugly scenes with his old fans.

The defender left Valencia in January and fought tooth and nail to make the move permanent this summer.

He had been set to play in this evening’s pre-season match at the Mestalla, but has been left behind.

According to several reports, this is to avoid a potential clash with the local fans, who have not forgiven Rami for demanding the transfer.

There were already some threats appearing on the message boards of Valencia supporters.

Rami appeared to rile them up further when he posted a picture of himself in the Milan trophy room on Twitter.

Milan are also without Mario Balotelli, Mbaye Niang and Nigel de Jong for this game.

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