MILAN NEWS

Shakhtar Donetsk turned down Milan’s offer for Brazilian winger Taison, confirms his agent, but there has been no further contact.
Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United are reportedly preparing January swoops for Milan winger Suso.
River Plate and Argentina defender Lucas Martinez Quarta has reportedly issued a come-and-get-me plea to Milan.
Justin Kluivert is given a one-match ban and Federico Chiesa fined for simulation, while Roma face an investigation over racist chants.
Milan boss Stefano Pioli is reportedly ready to drop Suso, who became a trending topic in Italy with the hashtag #SusoOut.
Milan’s Rade Krunic says Stefano Pioli has given him his “confidence” back as it is reported the midfielder is no longer Genoa-bound.
Fabio Liverani appreciated the Lecce “spirit and refusal to give in” that allowed them to claw back a 2-2 draw against Milan.
Stefano Pioli believes Milan can learn a great deal from their 2-2 draw with Lecce. “I saw positives, but we should’ve closed the game earlier.”
Stefano Pioli’s Milan debut was going well with Hakan Calhanoglu’s goal and assist for Krzysztof Piatek, but Marco Calderoni’s stoppage-time scorcher gave Lecce a 2-2 draw.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Inter, Sampdoria-Roma and Milan-Lecce, with Claudio Ranieri and Stefano Pioli debuts.
Milan director of sport Ricky Massara insists their “ambition is to be competitive for a Champions League place” this season.
Pepe Reina said Milan will try to put Stefano Pioli’s “ideas on to the pitch” in the debut with Lecce, but “we all need to improve.”
Stefano Pioli makes his debut on the Milan bench by hosting Lecce, with Rafael Leao sending Krzysztof Piatek to the bench and Lucas Paqueta in midfield.
Giacomo Bonaventura is out of Stefano Pioli’s debut on the Milan bench against Lecce, but Rossoneri ultras announce a new protest.
Stefano Pioli wants Milan to “prove we’ve got clear ideas” in his debut against Lecce, but is tight-lipped on whether he’s starting Krzysztof Piatek.
Fabio Liverani warns Milan that Lecce “certainly won’t clam up in our own half. Our philosophy is that attack is the best form of defence.”
Milan want Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as Coach and Ajax’s Marc Overmars as director of sport for next season, claim Mundo Deportivo.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looked back over his Serie A career at Juventus, Inter and Milan, but the Rossoneri are now “a disaster, not the club everyone fell in love with.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic explained why he could return to Serie A for Inter, Napoli or even Bologna. “It remains the most difficult league in the world.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic declares “Italy is my second home, but I want to challenge for the Scudetto. I can still make the difference. I’m not a zoo animal to be put on display.”