MILAN NEWS

Join us for the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, from Milan-Crotone through to the Rome Derby and Fiorentina-Palermo.
Milan give Gianluca Lapadula, Jose Sosa and Mario Pasalic chances to shine and consolidate second place against bottom of the table Crotone.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola concedes Milan “have few weak points, but our intention is to fight it out with our strengths.”
Carlos Bacca has been sent home from the Milan training camp, as he’s not in the squad to face Crotone.
Vincenzo Montella reunites with old friend Davide Nicola as Milan host Crotone and warns “this is worth three points, the same as facing Juventus.”
Milan seem set to receive another €100m deposit to delay closing until February 28, but that means no January transfer spending.
The nominations for the Bidone d’Oro award – given to the worst foreign import in Serie A – include Hernanes, Ravel Morrison and Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Tonight something’s got to give in Juventus-Atalanta, then on Sunday Milan host Crotone and there’s the small matter of the Rome Derby.
Italian magazine Espresso has early information from Football Leaks, including reported millions hidden in offshore accounts by Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Fininvest and Sino-Europe Sports released a joint statement, but it’s reported today they finally revealed the list of Chinese investors in Milan.
Mauro Icardi’s Inter armband commemorates Chapecoense, while Milan face Crotone with special shirts whose profits will go to the Brazilian club.
President Silvio Berlusconi is confident Chinese buyers can take Milan “back to the top of world football,” but a meeting today discusses closing delays.
Former Milan and Inter defender Dario Simic has officially joined Palermo as a “personal consultant to President Maurizio Zamparini.”
Reports suggest that Fiorentina and Captain Gonzalo Rodriguez are apart by around €0.7m in negotiations over a new contract.
Silvio Berlusconi assures “the money is there” for the Milan takeover but “we’re waiting for Chinese bureaucracy”.
Luca Antonelli warns Milan must “think game-by-game”, but targets a Supercoppa triumph over Juventus.
Silvio Berlusconi’s son, Pier Silvio, insists “it seems to me there are certainties” about the sale of Milan.
Milan will reportedly be unable to do any business in January due to bureaucracy issues stemming from their Chinese takeover.
Gabriel Paletta explains he was “determined” to stay at Milan and “play for my chances” this summer.
Reports suggest Gonzalo Rodriguez’s contract troubles with Fiorentina have alerted Milan, who could make a move in January.