MILAN NEWS

Andrea Stramaccioni praised Inter, dedicated the derby win to the ultras in a Jose Mourinho style and laughed off Milan complaints about the referee.
Massimiliano Allegri blamed the referee for Milan’s derby defeat to Inter. “Let’s just say he was unlucky on decisive incidents.”
Gritty 10-man Inter won an extremely controversial derby thanks to a Christian Abbiati howler, but Milan were furious at a disallowed goal and penalty appeals.
The Derby della Madonnina is a huge test for two teams in the balance and sees Antonio Cassano take on Milan, but Bojan Krkic is preferred to Giampaolo Pazzini.
Alberto Zaccheroni has been on both benches, so gives his predictions for tonight’s Milan-Inter showdown.
Nigel De Jong is looking forward to his first Milan derby tonight. “I am a winner and I always want to win. It’s my mentality.”
Bojan Krkic is familiar with the Clasico and would “love to play in the Milan derby” this evening.
Rodrigo Palacio is back in the Inter squad for tomorrow night’s Milan derby, but Cristian Chivu has undergone surgery.
Alexandre Pato made his comeback for the Milan youth team today, scoring a brace in their 2-1 victory.
Andrea Stramaccioni laughed off comparisons with Jose Mourinho ahead of the Derby della Madonnina. “The pitch will prove who is stronger.”
Giampaolo Pazzini admits he wants “revenge” on his Inter doubters in the derby. “The Milan Hall of Trophies is something special.”
Diego Milito compares Andrea Stramaccioni to Jose Mourinho and urges Milan fans to jeer Antonio Cassano. “They’ll be doing him a favour.”
Massimiliano Allegri has hinted at transforming Milan to a three-man defence to mirror Inter in tomorrow’s Derby della Madonnina.
Inter President Massimo Moratti sees an even derby on Sunday evening, but singles out Philippe Coutinho to “make the difference.”
Riccardo Montolivo can tell Milan fans and media see them as the underdogs in the derby. “I sense scepticism around us.”
Antonio Cassano’s agent knows “there’s no point saying the derby will be a game like any other” as the Inter striker faces his former Milan teammates.
Former Parma Coach Franco Colomba believes the Derby della Madonnina will be a shoot-out between Stephan El Shaarawy and Antonio Cassano.
Milan defender Luca Antonini has claimed a win in the Derby della Madonnina this weekend will mean everything to him.
Milan's Daniele Bonera is in no doubt about whom his club will have to stop in the derby against Inter.
Mark Van Bommel is confident that former club Milan are back on the right track after a problematic start to the season.