MILAN NEWS

Gerard Deulofeu reflects on his “super positive” loan spell at Milan, and says Barcelona are going to Juventus to win.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini insists “the Scudetto must be the first goal for us” this season.
Reports in Spain claim UEFA will reject Milan’s proposal of a voluntary agreement on Financial Fair Play.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella shrugs “I always accept criticism”, but believes his team is improving.
Vincenzo Montella confirms “I spoke to Marcello Lippi” about the Italy job, but there was “nothing more”.
Marcello Lippi has accused Carlo Tavecchio of having “a short memory” over Giampiero Ventura but reveals he also talked to two others about the Italy job.
Santos and Brazil starlet Yuri Alberto admits “it’s certainly a big dream of mine to play for a big Italian club.”
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio feels the Italy “debacle could’ve been avoided with a little intelligence” from Giampiero Ventura and asked players for advice on the Coach.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò believes Carlo Ancelotti would take the Italy job with a change in the Federation and reveals Marcello Lippi chose Giampiero Ventura.
The New York Times reporter who investigated Yonghong Li claims “it could be an embarrassing situation for Italian football. If I were a Milan fan, I’d want to know who owns the club.”
Who takes credit for the Napoli victory and emerges with dignity from this latest Milan defeat? Football Italia rated the Stadio San Paolo sides.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho reveals his “head was spinning for a couple of days” when he had to choose between Brazil and Italy, but has “no regrets.”
Leonardo Bonucci concedes Milan are held back by “fear” and lack self-confidence after the 2-1 defeat to Napoli. “We do things that are too predictable.”
Maurizio Sarri admits it wasn’t Napoli’s best performance, but was still enough to beat Milan, then stood up for fired Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura.
Vincenzo Montella was “happy with the Milan performance, proportional to the anger I felt at losing when playing so well” against Napoli.
Lorenzo Insigne praised Napoli “heart and grit” to defeat Milan 2-1 and calmed the controversy over his role in Italy’s World Cup play-off.
Lorenzo Insigne and Piotr Zielinski sprung the offside trap as Napoli punish Milan 2-1, but there was a late scare after Alessio Romagnoli’s volley.
Milan director of sport Massimiliano Mirabelli wouldn’t comment on Vincenzo Montella’s choices against Napoli, nor reports of financial problems.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two massive Serie A games, the Derby della Capitale and Napoli hosting Milan.
Dries Mertens has never scored against Milan before, but joked he was not superstitious before he came to Napoli. “I learned from the Neapolitans!”