NEWS
Sunday August 25 2019
Abate considering Brescia bid

Former Milan right-back Ignazio Abate is leaning towards Brescia after turning down Olympiakos, Real Valladolid and an offer from Qatar.

According to Sportitalia transfer expert Alfredo Pedullà, the 32-year-old free agent is eager to remain in Italy.

He rejected proposals from Greek side Olympiakos, Spaniards Real Valladolid and an unspecified club from Qatar.

Abate is believed to be considering Brescia, which would see him reunite with ex-Milan teammate Mario Balotelli.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Wednesday August 14 2019
Bologna eye Greece midfielder?

Bologna are reportedly eyeing a swoop for Olympiacos and Greece midfielder Andreas Bouchalakis.

According to Sportitalia’s Alfredo Pedulla, Bologna have identified Bouchalakis as an ideal replacement for Erick Pulgar, who recently joined Fiorentina.

Pedulla explains team manager Marco Di Vaio flew out to Greece to watch the 26-year-old help Olympiacos beat Istanbul Basaksehir 2-0 on Tuesday.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Friday January 25 2019
Reina injury blocks Donnarumma?

Milan goalkeeper Pepe Reina has reportedly suffered a muscle injury, blocking Antonio Donnarumma’s proposed switch to Olympiacos.

Antonio, the older brother of Milan No 1 Gianluigi Donnarumma, had been closing in on a move back to Greece, but Sky Sport Italia claims that is no longer the case.

The broadcaster explains Reina is facing 2-3 weeks out with a muscle problem and will be assessed by Rossoneri medical staff on Friday.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Wednesday January 16 2019
Antonio Donnarumma to leave Milan?

Milan goalkeeper Antonio Donnarumma is reportedly close to joining Greek giants Olympiacos.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Olympiacos have gone back in for Donnarumma after pursuing him before his move back to Milan in the summer of 2017.

The 28-year-old made two appearances for the Rossoneri last season, notably helping them past Inter on penalties in the Coppa Italia.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Saturday December 15 2018
Reina: 'Milan hit hard by Europa exit'

Pepe Reina concedes Milan are “wounded” by their Europa League exit to Olympiacos. “We weren’t determined enough to win it.”

The Rossoneri could afford to lose 1-0 or even 2-1, but capitulated 3-1 in Athens and crashed out at the group phase.

“We were really hit hard, wounded by that,” the goalkeeper told Sky Sport Italia.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Thursday December 13 2018
Abate has Europa regrets

Ignazio Abate not only regrets the defeat to Olympiacos, but also that Milan were in this Europa League situation. “We had the quality.”

The Rossoneri could afford to lose 2-1 in Athens, but still emerged with a 3-1 loss that knocks them out of the competition in the group phase.

“We had started strong and were well set out on the field. The regret is that we went behind, as we should not have conceded the opening goal,” Abate told Sky Sport Italia.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Thursday December 13 2018
Gattuso: 'Milan gifted the game'

Gennaro Gattuso blamed his own players for Milan’s Europa League exit to Olympiacos. “If you fall apart when something goes wrong, you deserve to go out.”

The Rossoneri could’ve afforded to lose here 1-0 or 2-1, but the 3-1 result in Athens decided by a very controversial penalty proved their undoing.

It’s the first time since 1999-00 that Milan have failed to get out of the group phase in a European tournament.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Thursday December 13 2018
Leonardo: 'Milan elimination unjust'

Milan director Leonardo was furious after the Europa League exit to Olympiacos, blaming the referee. “In the days of VAR, it becomes difficult to accept.”

The decisive moment was a very controversial penalty for Ignazio Abate’s embrace of Vasilis Torosidis in the 3-1 result.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Thursday December 13 2018
EL: Milan crash out to Olympiacos

Milan are out of the Europa League after a 3-1 defeat to Olympiacos, but it was decided by an extremely controversial penalty.

Follow all the action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds
NEWS
Thursday December 13 2018
Liveblog: Lazio-Eintracht, Olympiacos-Milan

Join us for all the action as it happens from the Europa League, as Lazio host Eintracht Frankfurt and Milan’s qualification is decided at Olympiacos.

If you are on a mobile phone or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

We begin at 17.55 GMT with Lazio hosting group winners Eintracht Frankfurt and sure of their spot in the Round of 32.

Disable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds