EUROPA LEAGUE

Hakan Calhanoglu says he ‘feels at home in Milan’, revealing the love of his family is the ‘secret’ to his surge in form for the Rossoneri.
SPAL have officially announced the signing of Sebastiano Esposito on loan from Inter.
Inter coach Antonio Conte aims to ‘confirm the credibility gained’ but believes 2020-21 will be ‘much more difficult’ for the Nerazzurri.
Milan forward Lorenzo Colombo ‘just wanted to scream’ when the ball hit the net and hopes his first goal will be ‘the beginning of a long career’.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli praised ‘generous and exceptional’ Hakan Calhanoglu after the 3-2 win against Bodo/Glimt and highlighted Lorenzo Colombo’s ‘attitude’ after the 18-year-old scored in his first start for the Rossoneri.
Hakan Calhanoglu’s brace and Lorenzo Colombo’s goal in his first start for Milan, helped the Diavolo through to the play-offs in the Europa League with a 3-2 win against Bodo/Glimt.
Milan defender Simon Kjaer feels ‘fine’ ahead of the match against Bodo/Glimt and expects to face a team ‘full of confidence’.
Lorenzo Colombo gets his first start for Milan against Bodo/Glimt in the third qualifying round of the Europa League tonight.
Milan have officially announced Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for COVID-19 and confirmed the rest of the team have tested negative.
Milan are waiting for the outcome of the new round of swab tests and must have at least 13 players available to face Bodø/Glimt.
Inter forward Romelu Lukaku hopes to ‘learn’ from the defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League Final, admitting it was ‘a very difficult moment’.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli hopes to have Rafael Leao back ‘as soon as possible’ and said he expects ‘convincing evidence from him’ this season.
Right-back Davide Calabria claims Milan ‘must aim for the top’, as he hopes to build on the 'positive spell' and prove the Rossoneri ‘are a quality team’.
Milan have announced Leo Duarte has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine.
Stefano Pioli says Milan have ‘everything to gain’ against Bodo/Glimt on Thursday and was ‘amazed’ by Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s physical condition.
Technical director Paolo Maldini has revealed Milan ‘are not in a hurry’ to renew Gigio Donnarumma’s contract but stressed the Rossoneri ‘must try’ to close a deal with the goalkeeper.
Milan captain Alessio Romagnoli has recovered from his calf injury and has resumed full training to return as soon as possible.
UEFA has given Croatian referee Fran Jovic the responsibility to oversee the Europa League qualifier between Milan and Bodø/Glimt.
Stefano Pioli aims to improve Milan’s position in Serie A this term and hopes to start by turning a negative trend in the opening matches in recent years.
Milan will face Besiktas or Rio Ave in the Europa League playoffs if they beat Norwegian side Bodo/Glimt.
Stefano Pioli saw Milan ‘play to win and control the match’ against Shamrock Rovers in their first competitive game of the 2020-21 season.
Milan beat Shamrock Rovers 2-0 in the Europa League preliminary round, as Hakan Calhanoglu scored one, assisted Zlatan Ibrahimovic and hit the crossbar to set up a meeting with Bodo/Glimt.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Hakan Calhanoglu lead the way in Milan’s Europa League preliminary round tie with Irish team Shamrock Rovers.
Inter striker Romelu Lukaku, Sevilla’s Ever Banega and Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes are up for the Europa League Player of the Season award.
President Steven Zhang said Inter ‘aspire to win’, praised coach Antonio Conte and admitted the Nerazzurri were never in for Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli has praised goalkeeper Gigio Donnarumma for his ‘availability’ and display of ‘desire and positivity’ despite his current situation.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli confirmed Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ‘fully recovered’ for the match against Shamrock Rovers, when the Rossoneri start the season in the preliminary rounds of the Europa League.
Milan winger Samu Castillejo praised coach Stefano Pioli for being a ‘great coach and a beautiful person’ and expects to start the season with a tough game against ‘the strongest team in Ireland’.
Coach Stephen Bradley said Shamrock Rovers will 'play to win' against Milan on Thursday and has told his players to prepare to ‘dig in’.
Milan have confirmed the registered players for the Europa League match against Shamrock Rovers, including Ciprian Tatarusanu, Sandro Tonali and Brahim Diaz.