Milan have a midfield emergency on their hands against Atalanta, as Alberto Aquilani picked up an ankle injury.
The former Liverpool and Juventus man had the problem during yesterday’s training session and is thought to be out of Sunday’s trip to Bergamo.
As Massimo Ambrosini is suspended and Gennaro Gattuso still unable to play in a competitive match, this means Kevin-Prince Boateng could be pulled back into a deeper role with Antonio Nocerino, Mark Van Bommel and Urby Emanuelson.
This too is a risk, as Boateng is not 100 per cent fit. However, the Ghanaian and Alessandro Nesta took part in the full training session.
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