EUROPA LEAGUE

The 2020-21 Europa League group stages are set, as Milan will face Celtic, Napoli are up against Real Sociedad and Roma are drawn Young Boys.
Stefano Pioli admits he’s ‘never seen anything like’ the epic 24-penalty shoot-out that allowed Milan to get past Rio Ave and qualify for the Europa League.
Milan rode their luck to the very end of an extraordinary Europa League play-off with Rio Ave, snatching an equaliser with the last kick of extra time and winning an epic penalty shoot-out.
Join us for all the action from the Europa League play-off, as Milan face the final hurdle to reach the group stage in a trip to Portugal’s Rio Ave.
Milan start Daniel Maldini in their must-win Europa League play-off with Rio Ave in Portugal, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ante Rebic are out.
Milan forward Lorenzo Colombo should start against Rio Ave, as coach Stefano Pioli leans on the same XI who overcame Bodo/Glimt in the Europa League.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli confirmed Rafael Leao can ‘play a small part’ against Rio Ave, when the Rossoneri aim to ‘reach the first objective of the season’.
Jens Petter Hauge has arrived for the second part of his medical at Centro Ambrosiano, the final step before signing with Milan.
Sandro Tonali said Milan are focused on ‘convincing’ against Rio Ave in the Europa League on Thursday. ‘We need all players at 100 per cent’.
Jens Petter Hauge has travelled to Milan today and thanks Bodo/Glimt for helping him close a deal with the Rossoneri. ‘It’s clearly a massive club’.
Milan forward Ante Rebic avoided a serious injury and has targeted a return against Inter in the derby on October 17.
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.