MILAN NEWS

Stefano Pioli is bitterly disappointed in “unprofessional” Nikola Kalinic, but has new buys in the Fiorentina squad to face his old club Inter.
Gian Piero Gasperini criticised Leonardo Spinazzola for abandoning Atalanta ahead of their big game with Roma to push through a Juventus move.
Milan patron David Han Li arrived at Malpensa for the start of the season and noted “we are still doing something” on the market.
As we head into the 2017-18 season, major changes are setting up this newest round of Italy’s top flight to be the best in years.
Gianluca Vialli is looking forward to “the most evenly-balanced Serie A season of the last 10 years. Juventus weakened and Milan have the strongest defence.”
According to The Sun, Manchester United would let David De Gea join Real Madrid next summer if they got Gianluigi Donnarumma from Milan.
Juventus are taking a low-cost approach to their midfield and requesting Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich.
Gianluigi Donnarumma discussed Milan ambitions, the “responsibility” of being a goalkeeper, fearing nothing and playing with Leonardo Bonucci.
Gianluigi Donnarumma “received many offers and gave up on a lot in order to stay at my home,” explaining the Milan contract was “not about money.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito confirms “Milan offered €35m for Keita Balde Diao, West Ham €32m and Napoli €30m. Juventus bid €15m – it’s extortion.”
Andrea Barzagli admits Leonardo Bonucci was “very important” for Juventus, but not like Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.
After 83 days without calcio, Serie A gets back underway tomorrow for the 2017-18 season.
Multiple reports say Fiorentina have accepted Milan’s bid for Nikola Kalinic, a loan with obligation to buy.
Luca Antonelli’s agent insists the defender won’t leave Milan this summer - “he wants to redeem himself”.
Following further meetings today, Milan are believed to be close to signing Nikola Kalinic on loan with obligation to buy.
Gabriel Paletta’s agent calls Lazio “a great club”, but the Milan defender hasn’t spoken to them.
Fiorentina have released their squad numbers for this season, with Nikola Kalinic losing the number 9 shirt.
Alessandro Del Piero asks people to “trust” him when he says Juventus remain favourites for the Scudetto.
Ahead of this weekend’s Serie A kick-off, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for the top sides, and it’s a big season for Milan.
Beppe Marotta hints Juventus will not give up on Leonardo Spinazzola, reiterates Alex Sandro is staying and admits Ezequiel Garay is “a great player”.