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Saturday November 25 2017
Mihajlovic deserved better at Milan

Considering how Vincenzo Montella has done this season, Sinisa Mihajlovic deserved better treatment from Milan, argues Matthew Santangelo.

For most of the season, current Milan boss Vincenzo Montella has been heavily scrutinized for the results he has earned, or not earned, after a summer spending spree that saw nearly a dozen fresh faces arrive to San Siro in a €200m squad overhaul.

The ex-Fiorentina Coach should be credited for his efforts during his first season at the club last year, leading the team to an Italian Super Cup victory over Juventus and a return to European competition with a sixth-place finish.

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Friday November 24 2017
Juventus consider Romagnoli?

Juventus are reportedly considering an offer for Alessio Romagnoli, if Milan fail to qualify for the Champions League.

The Rossoneri are 11 points away from fourth-place Roma as things stand, with the Giallorossi still having a game in hand.

CEO Marco Fassone has admitted they’d have to sell “one or two top players” if the Diavolo don’t make the top four, and Tuttosport reports that Juve are interested in Romagnoli.

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Friday November 24 2017
Ones to watch in Week 14

After a largely successful week for Italian sides in Europe, Serie A returns with a Scudetto race which is in full swing.

Napoli still lead the way, but the Partenopei have Inter, Juventus, Lazio and Roma hot on their heels and no-one can afford to slip up.

Here’s what to look out for in Week 14.

Inter look to go top

The Nerazzurri remain unbeaten so far, and with no European football to contend with Luciano Spalletti’s side should remain well rested throughout the season.

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Friday November 24 2017
Kaka’s mother: ‘I cried!’

Kaka’s mother says she cried when she saw her son back in a Milan shirt at half-time in yesterday’s Europa League match.

The midfielder is considering taking up directorship role with the Rossoneri, and he was presented to the San Siro crowd at half-time in the game with Austria Vienna.

“I almost stole the scene,” Simone Leite wrote on Instagram.

"I cried, I had a movie in my head. Life is made up of moments and there are some that you can’t forget.

“Gratitude, always.”

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Friday November 24 2017
‘Kaka could only help Milan’

Former Milan defender Marek Jankulovski says Kaka would be “an advantage in any role” for the club.

The Brazilian has held talks with the Rossoneri over returning in a directorship role, but he’s still deciding whether or not to retire from football.

“When a player like Kaka, with his great football history, can enter into a club I think it can only be a beautiful thing,” Jankulovski told MilanNews.

“He’s said though that he should reflect and decide whether to continue or end his career.

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Friday November 24 2017
Robinho can’t be extradited to Italy

The Brazilian constitution states that Robinho cannot be extradited to Italy, even if he’s ultimately found guilty of a 2013 gang rape.

Yesterday a court in Milan sentenced the forward to nine years in prison for gang raping a 22-year-old Albanian woman in a Milan disco on January 22, 2013.

The court also sentenced one of Robinho friends, Ricardo Falco, to nine years for the incident which happened while the striker was playing for Milan.

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Friday November 24 2017
Donnarumma meets crying Milan fan

A young Milan fan who burst into tears in the derby defeat to Inter visited Milanello to meet his hero, Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The image of a sobbing Alfonso wearing his Donnarumma shirt and being comforted by his mother after the 3-2 loss in the Derby della Madonnina went viral in Italy, as he was inconsolable after Icardi made it 3-2 with a 90th minute penalty.

The club’s Community Manager Pasquale Campopiano appealed for information about the young fan, and today he got to visit the team at Milanello.

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Friday November 24 2017
Belotti: Goals will come, Italy…

Torino striker Andrea Belotti insists “the goals will come again” and reveals “I won’t support anyone at the World Cup.”

Speaking to Corriere della Sera, Belotti also hailed his ‘extraordinary’ rapport with Torino boss Sinisa Mihajlovic, urged Milan to stick with Vincenzo Montella ahead of facing the Rossoneri on Sunday and asserted his €100m release clause was not an extra source of pressure.

“The goals will come again, it’s not an obsession for me,” explained the striker.

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Friday November 24 2017
Madrid eye shock Bonucci swoop?

Real Madrid are reportedly weighing up a sensational move for Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci in January.

Fichajes.net cites a report on OKDiario, which states Milan’s “delicate sporting situation” makes it possible that Bonucci “would welcome another transfer” and “do everything possible to force his departure from the club”, in the event Madrid come calling.

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Friday November 24 2017
Cutrone: I’ll never stop improving

Milan striker Patrick Cutrone says he has what it takes to “never stop improving” after his brace against Austria Vienna on Thursday.

Cutrone’s breakthrough campaign continued with two more goals in a 5-1 victory over Austria Vienna, which sealed Milan’s place in the last 32.

“Kaka? I was a ball boy when he was here,” he said after the game.

“Now I’m thinking about working day after day and improving with my teammates and coaches. I always think about giving my best.

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