MILAN NEWS

Milan CEO Marco Fassone says “we want to be back competing with the top teams within four years”.
Today is the 57th birthday of Milan legend Franco Baresi, one of the greatest defenders of all time.
Daniele De Rossi notes “Milan are sixth and their fans welcome them with ovations” comparing that to the Roma crowd.
Luciano Spalletti was fresh from a 4-1 victory away to Milan, but confessed “if I could go back, I would never have returned to Roma.”
Vincenzo Montella held his hands up and confessed that “Roma were superior to Milan as a team unit, as individuals and as the Coach on the bench.”
Luciano Spalletti explained how he focused Roma to beat Milan 4-1, but replied sarcastically when asked about Francesco Totti. “Whatever I do, you complain!”
Edin Dzeko feels Roma can be “in general happy this evening” after a 4-1 victory away to Milan got them back into second place.
Edin Dzeko bagged an early brace, Stephan El Shaarawy punished his former club and Daniele De Rossi scored a late penalty as Roma ran riot away to Milan.
Join us for all the build-up and action to tonight’s San Siro showdown, as Milan and Roma need victories to continue the European fight.
Milan director of sport Massimiliano Mirabelli claims their transfer strategy is “independent” of Europa League qualification and denies Alvaro Morata interest.
Roma general manager Umberto Gandini insists they are still in the Scudetto race and Monchi’s arrival shows “we certainly don’t lack a vision for the future.”
Leandro Paredes insists Roma face Milan at San Siro “with big ambitions and need three points at all costs to reply to Napoli.”
Gerard Deulofeu warned Milan “are up to the task” and want to prove themselves against Roma this evening.
Milan drop Carlos Bacca again and have to revamp their defence while hosting Roma, who need a victory to recapture second from Napoli.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, including Lazio-Sampdoria, Genoa-Inter, Sassuolo-Fiorentina and tonight’s Milan-Roma showdown.
Inter director Piero Ausilio defended Coach Stefano Pioli’s choices against Genoa and denied an offer for Roma star Radja Nainggolan.
Atalanta insist “nobody has the advantage” for Franck Kessie, as there are reports Roma set an ultimatum for the Milan target.
According to Spanish newspaper AS, Lazio striker Keita Balde Diao is close to agreeing personal terms with Sevilla.
Regardless of the Milan-Roma result, Juventus will get the Scudetto next weekend if they avoid defeat with the Giallorossi.
Mateo Kovacic “will certainly not leave Real Madrid and there is no chance of a return to Serie A” for Milan or Roma, said the former Inter man’s agent.