EUROPA LEAGUE

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.”
Ricardo Rodriguez’s free kick has given Milan a 1-0 first leg away victory over Craiova in the Europa League preliminary round.
Milan CEO Marco Fassone said it is “exciting to be back in Europe, as this is Milan’s home” with a Europa League qualifier at Craiova.
Follow the action as Milan make their return to the Europa League with tonight’s preliminary round trip to Romania and CS Universitatea Craiova.
Milan have summer signings Franck Kessie, Mateo Musacchio, Ricardo Rodriguez and Fabio Borini in the starting XI for their Europa League qualifier with Craiova.
Milan face Craiova in the third qualifying round of the Europa League tonight, so what do we know about their opponents?
Milan are expected to start M’Baye Niang, Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabio Borini, Franck Kessie and Mateo Musacchio in the Europa League against Craiova.
Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia have not been registered by Milan because payment won’t arrive until August 11, confirmed Marco Fassone.
The first match of the 2017-18 Serie A season will be Juventus-Cagliari on August 19, while Roma-Inter is on Saturday August 26.
Vincenzo Montella warned Europa League preliminary round opponents Craiova “can be very dangerous if we don’t approach this the right way.”
Milan have named their squad to face CSU Craiova, but Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia weren’t registered in time.
CSU Craiova Coach and former Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia insists his side will look to “bring their ‘A’ game” against Milan.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella confirms Marseille target Carlos Bacca won’t play on Thursday “due to future transfer market moves”.