MILAN NEWS

Djamel Mesbah will reportedly complete his move from Lecce to Italian champions Milan by Thursday.
Mark Van Bommel is confident that Alexandre Pato will make the difference for Milan after rejecting a January transfer.
Milan will ask Genoa to hand them back midfielder Alexander Merkel for the rest of the season, reports the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Marco Materazzi has urged a shock January transfer strategy. “If I were Inter, I’d immediately sign Alexandre Pato” from Milan!
Milan have an injury crisis on their hands in midfield, so are trying to persuade Genoa to return Alexander Merkel.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic concedes Milan “didn’t put in a great performance, but Inter focused only on defending themselves.”
Stephan El Shaarawy is prepared to stay at Milan despite a lack of playing time at San Siro so far this season.
Milan’s Scudetto bid is still on course despite Sunday’s loss to city rivals Inter, says Vice-President Adriano Galliani.
Ignazio Abate has conceded that he was the man responsible for Milan’s 1-0 defeat to city rivals Inter on Sunday.
Massimiliano Allegri was left to rue poor finishing, but felt “Milan played and Inter defended with 10 men behind the ball.”
Claudio Ranieri hailed Inter for “making huge steps forward,” but warned Wesley Sneijder now has to find his place in the new-look side.
Diego Milito feels the derby victory will give Inter “the confidence to face the next games” in the Scudetto race.
Gennaro Gattuso has fired up the fans during the derby by claiming “Carlos Tevez can still come to Milan.”
Diego Milito has given Inter the Derby della Madonnina victory and put them right back in the Scudetto race!
Inter captain Javier Zanetti warns they “want to end the negative streak” in the Milan derby tonight.
Milan have Thiago Silva and Alexandre Pato in the starting XI, while Inter have Wesley Sneijder on the bench for tonight’s massive Milan derby.
We bring you the latest team news for tonight’s Milan derby, including injury updates on Thiago Silva, Wesley Sneijder and Julio Cesar.
Adriano Galliani praised rivals Inter ahead of tonight’s huge Milan derby and said Massimiliano Allegri “deserved his contract renewal.”
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi reveals why Alexandre Pato stayed. “It was my decision, as I was not convinced by the whole operation.”
Milan have bad news ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Inter, as Thiago Silva and Clarence Seedorf are major injury doubts.