MILAN NEWS

Milan are expected to start Andrea Bertolacci, Mario Pasalic and Keisuke Honda against Roma.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as Fiorentina host Sassuolo before the second place showdown between Roma and Milan.
Sino-Europe Sports’ second deposit of €100m in its protracted takeover of Milan will reportedly be confirmed on Tuesday.
Barcelona are said to be interested in unsettled Milan striker Carlos Bacca.
Inter director Piero Ausilio shrugged off Diego Simeone speculation and compared Gabriel Barbosa to Milan winger Suso.
Simone Zaza is in the stands as West Ham United face Liverpool, so he’s almost certain to go back to Juventus without the clause being activated.
Luciano Spalletti praises Vincenzo Montella, but warns Roma they “are the favourites against Milan, because we were built to win.”
Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that duo Carlos Bacca and Giacomo Bonaventura will miss Monday’s trip to Roma.
Kevin Strootman says Roma’s Derby win over Lazio will have been ‘useless’ if they do not follow it up by beating Milan.
Ignazio Abate hails Gianluca Lapadula for having “the same grit as Gennaro Gattuso” and points out he saw Milan’s success coming.
Despite reports of a Serie A move to Milan, Inter or Roma, Ajax have seemingly sold Riechedly Bazoer to Wolfsburg.
Roma need a late fitness test on Bruno Peres ahead of the Milan match, as he picked up a thigh injury.
Stephan El Shaarawy prepares to face his former Milan teammates notes the next three games “will tell us what Roma are made of.”
Giacomo Bonaventura and Carlos Bacca are still not back in full Milan training, so are huge doubts to feature against Roma.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits it’ll be strange facing his old club Milan. “It’s the biggest game of the round, if not the year.”
Alberto Zaccheroni doubts Milan can win the Scudetto anytime soon and warns “nobody here has heard of” their Chinese buyers.
Italian reports claim Roma have asked Chelsea to take Cesc Fabregas on loan in January.
Mattia De Sciglio is very impressed by Roma, but “honestly did not expect” Milan to be fighting them for second place in Serie A.
Despite reports of Inter entering talks with Fenerbahce, Rai Sport insist Milan remain the favourites for Simon Kjaer.
Mario Pasalic admits “it was not an easy start” at Milan, but thanks Vincenzo Montella who “always believed in me”.