EUROPA LEAGUE

Milan have included Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia in their squad for the Europa League playoff tie against Shkendija.
Serie A has confirmed that Milan’s opener against Crotone has been moved forward to Sunday, August 20.
Milan can now add Lucas Biglia and Leonardo Bonucci to their Europa League squad, after the bonds issue was resolved.
Milan have been drawn against Macedonian club Shkendija in the Europa League playoffs.
Gianluigi Donnarumma thanked supporters for welcoming him back into the fold after a tumultuous summer. “I am proud to wear the Milan shirt.”
Giacomo Bonaventura was Man of the Match against Craiova, while Franck Kessie impressed again for Milan.
Vincenzo Montella was glad Milan swept Craiova aside to thank the fans for “a show of deep love for the team” and welcoming back Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Craiova Coach Devis Mangia admits Gianluigi Donnarumma’s saves disheartened his players in both legs of the Europa League preliminary round.
Giacomo Bonaventura said Milan “have to take it one game at a time and earn this enthusiasm” after a Europa League victory over Craiova.
Milan pushed past Craiova 2-0 at a packed San Siro to reach the Europa League play-offs, 3-0 on aggregate, with Giacomo Bonaventura and Patrick Cutrone goals.
Suso said “it becomes much easier for us to perform” with a packed San Siro in Milan’s opening home game of the season.
Manuel Locatelli warned Milan not to “rest on our laurels” after a 1-0 Europa League preliminary round first leg victory over Craiova.
Leonardo Bonucci is at San Siro to “help my teammates get through” as Milan take on Craiova in the Europa League.
Join us for the build-up and action from Milan’s season debut at San Siro, the Europa League preliminary round against Craiova.
Andrea Conti, Suso and Manuel Locatelli step into the starting XI as Milan face Craiova in the Europa League preliminary round tie.
Patrick Cutrone is expected to start for Milan against Craiova tonight, as André Silva has a foot injury.
Universitatea Craiova Coach Devis Mangia is amazed that Milan sold over 60,000 tickets for their Europa League preliminary round tie.
Milan named their squad for the Europa League qualifier with Craiova tomorrow, including Hakan Calhanoglu, but not Ignazio Abate, while Andre Silva should start.
Cristian Zapata says Milan are “expecting a great season”, and wants a better performance against Craiova tomorrow.
Vincenzo Montella says André Silva “reminds me of someone who made history with Milan”.
Fausto Rossi says he and his CSU Craiova teammates will go to San Siro to play - “qualification is still open”.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella assures they don’t have to hurry to sign a new striker.
Milan boss Vincenzo Montella warns a full San Siro against CSU Craiova “gives us satisfaction and excitement but also responsibility.”
Bulgarian Nikola Popov will be the referee for Milan’s Europa League preliminary round tie with Craiova on Thursday.
Milan centre-back Mateo Musacchio is looking forward to playing alongside Leonardo Bonucci - “he’s one of the best defenders in the world”.
Milan have sold close to 60,000 tickets for the return leg of their Europa League tie with CSU Craiova.
Vincenzo Montella feels “a lot of responsibility, but also very motivated” after Milan’s spending spree. “Our objective is Champions League qualification.”
Devis Mangia felt Craiova failed to take their chances and conceded an avoidable goal in the 1-0 Europa League defeat to Milan.
Vincenzo Montella admits Milan are “still a bit behind” in gelling the squad, but confirms they will build on a “4-3-3 with variations” after the Europa League win at Craiova.
Goal-scorer Ricardo Rodriguez was “very happy” to have decided Milan’s Europa League qualifier against Craiova, but “we’ll have to do better at San Siro.”