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Tuesday March 8 2011
Boateng shock Spurs comeback

“It is very probable” Kevin-Prince Boateng will be on the pitch against Tottenham tomorrow, said Milan chief Adriano Galliani.

The Ghana international was thought to be out of action after limping off at half-time during Saturday's 1-0 win at Juventus.

He was diagnosed with a sprained ankle, but is making a remarkable recovery and trained with his teammates today.

“I was not at Milanello this morning, but from the news I hear, it is very probable Boateng will be on the field tomorrow,” revealed Vice-President Galliani.

It is the second leg of the Champions League tie at White Hart Lane and an uphill struggle for Milan, who lost 1-0 at home.

“As you know, I cannot predict the future and do not want to get into predictions. What I can say is that we are playing in a beautiful stadium and, as always, it will be intriguing to play in England.”

Gennaro Gattuso is suspended following his brawl with Joe Jordan at the end of the last game, while Antonio Cassano, Mark Van Bommel and Urby Emanuelson are cup-tied.

The injury list is Massimo Ambrosini, Andrea Pirlo and Pippo Inzaghi, leaving precious few midfield options.

Galliani also commented on recent reports that Kaka could make a return to San Siro after his disappointing Real Madrid spell.

“We'd all love to have him back, but I fear it is impossible.”

Milan squad: Abbiati, Amelia, Roma; Abate, Antonini, Bonera, Jankulovski, Legrottaglie, Nesta, Oddo, Papastathopoulos, Thiago Silva, Zambrotta, Yepes; Boateng, Flamini, Merkel, Seedorf, Strasser; Ibrahimovic, Pato, Robinho

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