NEWS
Saturday March 19 2011
Zampa: 'Milan better without Ibra'

Milan should be happy at Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ban, as he was “a weight on their shoulders,” said Maurizio Zamparini.

The Rossoneri face Palermo this evening with a 19.45 UK time kick-off, but Ibra sits out the first in his three-match ban.

“Milan should be happy, as his absence is an advantage for them,” insisted Palermo President Zamparini.

“In the last few games, the Swede had been a weight on their shoulders.”

It's not new for Zamparini to stir up controversy ahead of a big match.

Earlier this week, he suggested Milan President and Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi “knows more about football than politics.”