Giampiero Ventura called up 23 players for his Italy get-together, including Federico Chiesa, Emerson Palmieri, Davide Calabria and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Inter director Piero Ausilio was horrified by their 2-1 defeat to Crotone. “The team was superficial, arrogant and unacceptable.”
Vincenzo Montella saw “everything go perfectly” as Milan swept Palermo aside 4-0 at San Siro. “We cannot underestimate Inter now.”
Suso marked his comeback with a goal, as Milan made short work of sorry Palermo with Mario Pasalic, Carlos Bacca and Gerard Deulofeu on target.
Milan have Suso back in the starting XI with Gerard Deulofeu and Carlos Bacca as they host relegation-threatened Palermo.
Italy are expected to call up Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa and Roma winger Emerson Palmieri for a get-together next week.
Suso and Gustavo Gomez are back in the squad as Milan host Palermo, but there’s still a lengthy injury list.
Palermo Coach Diego Lopez assures “nobody here has given up” on Serie A safety ahead of their trip to Milan, especially with Alessandro Diamanti back.
Vincenzo Montella wants Milan focused on beating Palermo and ignoring rumours over his future. “I hope to continue, but it depends on many situations.”
Simone Inzaghi insists “Lazio were in my destiny” and after reaching the Coppa Italia Final, they are targeting Napoli. “Nothing is impossible.”
Current Venezia Coach Pippo Inzaghi hopes Milan can find his heir in the Number 9 jersey, while admiring Andrea Belotti and Ciro Immobile.
Mauro Icardi praises Inter Coach Stefano Pioli - “he changed everyone’s mentality”.
Milan are set to lose winger Gerard Deulofeu this summer, as Barcelona are reportedly ready to exercise their buyback option from Everton.
Milan are said to have rekindled their interest in Wolfsburg defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo.
Milan are reportedly planning to move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema this summer, making the player a figurehead in the new regime.
Giampiero Ventura sees Andrea Belotti and Gianluigi Donnarumma as the symbols of an Italy side that “might not win the 2018 World Cup, but can do in 2022.”
Mattia De Sciglio admits he hasn’t even spoken to Milan about a contract extension, but remains “relaxed about my future.”
Palermo have won their appeal to have Alessandro Diamanti’s two-match ban revoked, so he is available against Milan.
Mati Fernandez says Milan “can only look at ourselves” in the race for Europa League football.
Massimiliano Irrati will referee Lazio-Napoli, as the officials are announced for Week 31 of Serie A.