MILAN NEWS

Giorgio Chiellini hopes Philippe Mexes is banned for punching him in the head. “This is not football.”
Milan took the lead after 19 seconds, but Juventus turned it around to win 3-2 with Philippe Mexes sent off.
Andrea Barzagli acknowledges a victory over Milan tonight “would be very important” for Juventus and the title race.
Alessandro Matri is back in the Juventus Stadium as an opponent, but hopes he can “surprise them at their first mistake.”
Both Juventus and Milan need to silence critics, boost confidence and win to close on the leaders as they go head-to-head tonight.
Riccardo Montolivo admits being Milan captain brings “great responsibility” and trusts Alessandro Matri will score against Juventus.
Mirko Vucinic and Stephan Lichtsteiner have not recovered in time to play Juventus-Milan tomorrow night.
Riccardo Saponara is in Milan’s squad travelling to the Juventus Stadium, though Mario Balotelli is still banned.
Antonio Conte believes Milan will fight for the Scudetto and blasted Juventus critics. “These murmurs trying to destabilise us are the enemy.”
Massimiliano Allegri believes criticism of both Milan and Juventus has been “unfair” ahead of tomorrow’s clash.
Alessandro Matri faces his old Juventus teammates tomorrow and would gladly “bring Andrea Pirlo back to Milan.”
Reports in the Russian Press this afternoon claim that Milan could make a move for goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.
Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that it would be an ‘honour’ to end his career at Juventus.
Reports in the Italian Press today suggest that Paolo Maldini could be offered a role at Paris Saint-Germain.
Alessandro Matri will celebrate against former club Juventus if he does finally ripple the net for Milan on Sunday.
Milan’s Riccardo Montolivo doesn’t believe Juventus – who they will face on Sunday – are lacking hunger after recent success.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte is reportedly considering the use of Fernando Llorente from the start in the match against Milan on Sunday.
A third generation of Maldini started his Milan career today, as Christian – son of Paolo – trained with the senior squad.
Robinho is happy he stayed at Milan, but reveals they are viewing the clash with Juventus as “a decisive match.”
Juventus will take on Milan at the weekend without the injured Mirko Vucinic, reports Sky Sport Italia.