MILAN NEWS

Stephan El Shaarawy has admitted that he may have struggled to get a game at Milan this season had Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Antonio Cassano remained.
Milan chief Silvio Berlusconi insists that Massimiliano Allegri will remain as boss despite his admiration for Pep Guardiola.
Riccardo Montolivo says he was proud to be handed the captain’s armband for Milan’s 1-0 win over Juventus.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani insists the Diavolo are on their way back – although the game against Juventus could have ended 0-0.
Gigi Buffon looked at the overall performance and felt Juventus “deserved to lose this time” at San Siro.
Director general Beppe Marotta concedes “Juventus played one of their worst games of the season and the penalty cannot be an alibi.”
Assistant Coach Angelo Alessio felt Juventus lost to Milan because “we did not play as a team unit,” but wondered what would’ve happened if they had received that penalty instead.
Massimiliano Allegri praised Milan’s defensive performance against Juventus, admitted the penalty “should not have been given” and commented on Pep Guardiola.
Mattia De Sciglio warned Milan to “keep our feet on the ground” after beating Serie A leaders Juventus.
Milan doomed Juventus to their second defeat of the season, but earned it with an extremely controversial Robinho penalty.
Marco Van Basten is in the stands for Milan-Juventus and confirms he “was approached two years ago” to take the Rossoneri bench.
Robinho returns to Milan’s trident attack, while Martin Caceres steps in for Giorgio Chiellini as Juventus visit San Siro this evening. Christian Abbiati pulls out in the warm-up.
Assistant manager Mauro Tassotti warns Milan “need a perfect performance” to get the better of Juventus tonight.
Luciano Moggi has stirred up controversy by suggesting referee Nicola Rizzoli was assigned to tonight’s game with Milan in order to ‘damage’ Juventus.
There are reports Milan are planning a January swoop for speedy Parma wide man Jonathan Biabiany.
Bojan Krkic believes Milan can get the better of Juventus this evening. “Our self-confidence has improved, so beating the Bianconeri would be a huge boost.”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi touched on many subjects during his visit, including Pep Guardiola, Marco Van Basten and Alexandre Pato.
Giorgio Chiellini is out of Sunday night’s Milan-Juventus clash, but Leonardo Bonucci has recovered from a stomach bug.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he’ll change for Sunday night’s Milan-Juventus, talk of Alexandre Pato’s exit “is premature” and competition from Pep Guardiola is “not my problem.”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi visited the team ahead of the Juventus match and confirmed “we will try to sign Pep Guardiola, but Manchester City are in pole position.”