Saturday January 11 2020
Simeone: 'I had Ibrahimovic shirt'

Cagliari forward Giovanni Simeone admits to supporting Milan and today’s opponent Zlatan Ibrahimovic when he was a child.

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“It’s a very important year for this club and the atmosphere feels special in the stadium today. The energy from our fans will help us get the better of Milan,” the striker told Sky Sport Italia.

Milan will start Ibrahimovic for the first time since his return from the LA Galaxy and even Simeone is looking forward to that.

“I really liked Zlatan and Milan when I was a kid. I used to have Kaka’s shirt and then that of Pippo Inzaghi, who I also liked a great deal.

“Ibra will be difficult to face, as he is such a strong players, but we will try to do our best.”

The 38-year-old Swede wore the Rossoneri kit from 2010-12, when Cholito Simeone was only six years old.

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