Milan have insisted that there is no chance of boss Massimiliano Allegri leaving at the end of the campaign.
Allegri has been linked with a possible move to Roma once this season has come to an end, even though his contract at San Siro doesn’t expire until June 2014.
“The possibility that Allegri will leave does not exist,” Vice-President Adriano Galliani stated on Monday. “Allegri is happy to remain at Milan and he’ll stay.”
The Rossoneri decided to keep faith with the tactician earlier in the season despite a problematic beginning to the campaign which saw them lose five of their first eight League games.
“Allegri, historically, doesn’t start seasons really strongly as you saw when he was at Cagliari,” Galliani added.
“However, our sluggish beginning was down to what we did to the squad in the summer transfer window. I hope we do better next season.”
While at Cagliari, Allegri lost his first five games in Serie A before picking up a point against Milan in Week 6 of the 2008-09 campaign.
Milan are now third in Serie A and just two points behind second-placed Napoli.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition  - £11,000 to be won monthly!