Thursday November 25 2010
Baresi backs Allegri's 'reforms'

Milan legend Franco Baresi is fully supportive of the changes Massimiliano Allegri has made to the side.

Allegri has benched Ronaldinho in favour of a more balanced starting XI, which includes three holding midfielders.

Milan are top of the table in Serie A with a three-point cushion over second-placed Lazio.

Speaking to Il Corriere della Sera, Baresi said: "It's certainly a different Milan from the one we are used to.

"It has more balance and solidity. The team works hard and gives less of a spectacle. But up front there are players who can resolve a game."

Milan are back in action at the weekend when they take on Sampdoria at Marassi.

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