Leonardo Bonucci has outlined that the 17-point gap between Juventus and Milan means nothing ahead of their meeting on Sunday.
While the champions have again taken control of the Division, the Rossoneri have struggled following a summer of high profile exits.
But Bonucci is demanding that his side show the Diavolo respect, even more so than they showed Chelsea in midweek.
“To win in the Champions League against the reigning champions is fantastic, but we have to stay alert as we have Milan on Sunday,” he stated.
“They are a team who have a great desire to pick themselves up, therefore we will have to prepare for this weekend with the maximum intensity.
“I’ve told myself, my teammates and everyone at the club that our hunger against Chelsea was great, but if we want to see the same Juve against Milan then that hunger won’t be enough.
“We need more hunger now than ever…”