EUROPA LEAGUE

FIGC director general Michele Uva has confirmed that the third UEFA tournament will permit a seventh Italian team in Europe.
UEFA’s Executive Committee has confirmed that video assistant referees (VAR) will be implemented in the Champions League this season.
UEFA have announced the introduction of a new third club competition made up of 32 teams from the 2021-22 season.
Gennaro Gattuso warns Milan “if we play the way we did against Dudelange, then we definitely won’t win” with Parma. “They’re frightening on the counter.”
Simone Inzaghi admits Lazio “lost deservedly” to Apollon Limassol and is still disappointed to lose a Europa League game, albeit a meaningless one.
Apollon Limassol beat Lazio 2-0, including a spectacular David Faupala bicycle-kick, so first place in the Europa League group is now impossible.
Patrick Cutrone maintains Milan did not lack humility against Dudelange, but were merely “distracted and will learn from this.”
Milan can afford to lose by some scorelines against Olympiacos and reach the Europa League Round of 32.
Gennaro Gattuso praised the Milan comeback to beat Dudelange 5-2 in the Europa League, but had pointers for his players too.
Hakan Calhanoglu said Milan “respect Dudelange and they came here to put in a great performance at San Siro” after the hard-fought 5-2 win.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League games, as Milan host Dudelange and Lazio visit Apollon Limassol.
Lazio director Igli Tare insists they “absolutely believe in first place” in their Europa League group in this visit to Apollon Limassol.
Milan were 2-1 down to Dudelange at San Siro, but a late rally inspired by Hakan Calhanoglu – including two own goals – turned it around for a 5-2 victory.
Lazio make numerous changes for their trip to Apollon Limassol, as they are qualified, but can still take the top Europa League spot.
Patrick Cutrone scored his fourth Europa League goal of the season for Milan with only his fifth shot on target.
Francesco Acerbi is set to make his 140th consecutive start between Lazio and Sassuolo, not missing a game since October 2015.
Cristian Zapata wants an “aggressive” Milan against Dudelange in the Europa League amid an injury crisis. “Those left need to keep the boat afloat.”
Milan have Gonzalo Higuain back against Dudelange, but revamp with Stefan Simic getting his debut in defence and Alen Halilovic for midfield.
Lazio have already qualified for the Last 32 of the Europa League, so Simone Inzaghi rests his stars for the trip to Apollon Limassol.
Gonzalo Higuain has reportedly been the first to arrive at Milan training for the past 18 days, as he looks to prove himself to the club.
Simone Inzaghi assures Lazio “believe we can secure first place” in their Europa League group, but will rotate the squad against Apollon Limassol.
Franck Kessie and Samu Castillejo are out of the Milan squad taking on Dudelange in the Europa League.
Gennaro Gattuso has warned Milan ‘not to make fools of ourselves’ when then they face Dudelange in the Europa League on Thursday.
Aurelio De Laurentiis agrees with Coach Carlo Ancelotti that Napoli will be ‘idiots’ if they do not qualify for the Champions League last 16.
Genoa, SPAL and Frosinone have reportedly set their sights on Videoton and Hungary defender Paulo Vinicius.
Coach Quique Setien admits he didn’t expect Real Betis “would take four points off Milan” in the Europa League group, but they were “superior” overall.
Mateo Musacchio seemed to be briefly knocked unconscious with new injuries to Hakan Calhanoglu and Patrick Cutrone as Milan drew with Betis.
Pepe Reina believes Milan will “emerge stronger” from recent setbacks and face Juventus with “humility and respect, but no fear.”
Gennaro Gattuso saw positives and negatives from Milan’s 1-1 draw with Betis, but with Juventus coming up has to “count how many players we have left.”
Ricardo Rodriguez feels Milan’s 1-1 draw with Betis was “the right result,” but the growing injury crisis is starting to worry him.