MILAN NEWS

Ignazio Abate has urged Milan to “emerge from this difficult moment like men” after a fifth defeat in eight games.
Hernanes is confident Lazio “are fighting for the Champions League” after their victory over Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri “will stay in his place. There is no desire at all to change the Coach,” insisted Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani after defeat to Lazio.
Vladimir Petkovic shrugged off Scudetto talk after Lazio took Milan apart. “Our ambitions remain the same, this changes nothing and we must keep our feet on the ground.”
Massimiliano Allegri tried to see the positive side, but confessed Milan “could get sucked back into the relegation zone” after their 3-2 defeat to Lazio.
Lazio nearly threw away a 3-0 lead, but further added to Milan’s misery with a 3-2 victory at the Olimpico.
Milan reshuffle again as Christian Abbiati and Robinho are out for tonight’s trip to third-placed Lazio, but Giampaolo Pazzini starts.
Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta believes Pep Guardiola could end up at Milan. “He loves Italy and would get along with Silvio Berlusconi.”
Former Lazio President Sergio Cragnotti believes the Biancocelesti can win the Scudetto this season under Vladimir Petkovic.
Former Milan boss Fabio Capello has praised current Coach Massimiliano Allegri, despite their poor start to the season.
Massimiliano Allegri is pleased to receive support from Milan, welcomes back Alexandre Pato and admits he’s been won over by Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic.
Vladimir Petkovic insists it is “laughable” to think Lazio could be complacent against Milan. “I see a team that for years has done very well in Europe.”
Alexandre Pato is back in the Milan squad to face Lazio, but Christian Abbiati, Robinho and Massimo Ambrosini drop out.
Stefano Mauri is eager to focus on Lazio’s match with Milan tomorrow night after he was interrogated in Switzerland in a money-laundering investigation.
Adriano Galliani notes Alexandre Pato’s Milan comeback must be “a gradual process” and opens the door for new investors.
Newcastle United defender Davide Santon believes the rivalry between his club and Sunderland is fiercer than between Inter and Milan.
Milan defender Mario Yepes believes that every game from now on is like a cup final after their poor start to the campaign.
Milan chief Adriano Galliani has insisted that his club have never considered the idea of sacking Massimiliano Allegri.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has dismissed suggestions that he could leave Milan in favour of a switch to Bayern Munich.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that he has no regrets about leaving Milan for Paris Saint-Germain this summer.