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Saturday January 14 2012
Cosmi: 'Mesbah will join Milan'

Lecce Coach Serse Cosmi has dropped Djamel Mesbah from tomorrow’s match with Fiorentina “because he is going to join Milan.”

The tactician revealed the successful conclusion of transfer negotiations during his Press conference this afternoon.

“Mesbah is not in the squad because he is going to join Milan. There is nothing official yet, but he should make the move at the start of next week,” said Cosmi.

“Plus his wife is set to give birth at any moment, so it is better that he stays at home during this time.”

Lecce lose their star full-back ahead of Sunday’s tricky encounter with Fiorentina.

“David Di Michele has now fully recovered after resting due to a knock. I will have to evaluate Christian Obodo, who has a knee problem.

“We must limit Fiorentina, the way we did against Juventus. I expect to find the Viola confident of their capabilities, who started out again under a new Coach after some difficult moments.

“I watched some of their Coppa Italia game with Roma midweek and was amazed by Stevan Jovetic, who really stands out for his quality.”

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