MILAN NEWS

Andrea Mandorlini cursed a “strange game” and forgave Rafa Marques after a 3-1 home defeat to Milan.
Pippo Inzaghi admits he “didn’t expect to be 3-0 up” away to Verona and hailed Keisuke Honda.
Keisuke Honda bagged a brace as Milan conquered Verona, Samp stalled in a Sardinia thriller, Torino beat Udinese, Palermo and Atalanta got key victories.
Stephan El Shaarawy returns to the Milan starting XI as they visit surprise package Verona and Luca Toni.
Stephan El Shaarawy said “it will be fundamental to start strong, tough and united” in today’s Verona-Milan.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini warned “it’s never easy against Milan, but we won’t make it easy for them either.”
Pippo Inzaghi congratulated Stephan El Shaarawy on his anger at being dropped, as Milan visit their bête noir Verona.
Nigel de Jong is suspended, but Jeremy Menez, Giacomo Bonaventura, Marco van Ginkel and Diego Lopez are ready for Verona-Milan.
Giorgio Chiellini looked back at infamous incidents with Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Zinedine Zidane.
Stephan El Shaarawy has admitted his ‘annoyance’ at finding himself amongst the Milan substitutes, but vowed to give his all when the opportunity arises.
Umberto Gandini has reflected on the cost of not making the Champions League, and the enthusiasm Silvio Berlusconi brings to Milan.
Milan director Umberto Gandini believes that Mario Balotelli hasn’t yet made the transition to being a great player.
Tuttosport suggest Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano is the latest name to be added to Milan’s list of transfer targets.
Verona striker Luca Toni says he would love to reach the 300-goal landmark, but insists ‘the team remain the priority’.
Adriano Galliani has hailed the ‘fantastic cohesion’ of the Milan squad and hopes the side have overcome their injury jinx.
Milan have provided an update from training, reporting that Jeremy Menez took a full part in the session and so did Diego Lopez.
Marco van Ginkel admits that Milan ‘followed me for a long time’ as he reflects on early impressions of the Rossoneri.
Fernando Torres likens Pippo Inzaghi to Luis Aragones, outlines targeting the Scudetto and explains his move to Milan.
Mino Raiola declared Milan “haven’t made an offer” to renew Ignazio Abate’s contract, which expires in June 2015.
Mario Balotelli said his greatest teammates were all in Italy: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luis Figo and Andrea Pirlo.