MILAN NEWS

Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan should be content to consolidate third place and explains why he dropped Stephan El Shaarawy against Napoli.
Riccardo Montolivo regrets that Milan only held on to their lead over Napoli for three minutes and looks ahead to Juventus.
Mathieu Flamini was hero and villain, scoring and seeing red, as Milan were pegged back 1-1 by Napoli at San Siro.
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “must not be afraid” when stepping into San Siro against Milan this evening.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti warns tonight’s game with Napoli “has become even more important” in the wake of other results.
It’s Robinho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Giampaolo Pazzini against Edinson Cavani, Marek Hamsik and Goran Pandev in a showdown for second place, dropping Stephan El Shaarawy.
Riccardo Montolivo admits even he is surprised at how quickly he has become a key figure at Milan, as he prepares to face Napoli this evening.
Vincenzo Montella is making no bones about Fiorentina’s ambitions after a win away to Atalanta took them within three points of Milan. “Forza Napoli.”
Massimo Ambrosini has not recovered in time to face Napoli tomorrow night, while Mario Balotelli begins his three-match ban.
Walter Mazzarri still won’t rule out Napoli’s chances of winning the Scudetto and warns Milan can do damage even without Mario Balotelli tomorrow night.
Massimiliano Allegri is confident Milan-Napoli will be “a spectacular encounter” even without banned Mario Balotelli.
Giampaolo Pazzini is set to start against Napoli tomorrow night in place of Mario Balotelli, but insists he’d “like to play alongside him” for Milan and Italy.
Valon Behrami insists Napoli “are not the favourites” going into tomorrow night’s showdown for second place with Milan.
Vincenzo Montella deals with a Fiorentina injury crisis for tonight’s trip to Atalanta and takes a sideswipe at Adriano Galliani. “He can pay for his own bodyguard.”
Fiorentina midfielder David Pizarro has insisted that Vincenzo Montella is the reason for the club's success this season.
Giorgio Chiellini is set to miss the next two weeks after over-stretching during Juventus' training session this afternoon.
Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani has claimed that his side do not have an attacking problem as they prepare to face Napoli.
M’Baye Niang won’t be too concerned if he again fails to find the target for Milan in the game against Napoli this weekend.
Milan will continue to be a key part of the Berlusconi family empire, Barbara Berlusconi has stated.
Giovanni Lodetti has urged former club Milan to make a bid for Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti.