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Friday November 27 2020
Coppa Italia Round of 16 fixtures

The last 16 of the Coppa Italia have been decided, with Juventus facing Genoa in Turin and Fiorentina host Inter at the Artemio Franchi.

The round of 16 of the Italian Cup was established in the Lega Serie A headquarters in Milan today, as Empoli advanced to face holders Napoli by default, as Brescia didn’t arrive for their scheduled meeting due to coronavirus cases in the team group.

SPAL are the only other side from Serie B still in the competition and will play high-flying Sassuolo in the next round.

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Friday November 27 2020
Milan: Maldini admits interest in Thauvin

Milan technical director Paolo Maldini admitted Marseille midfielder Florian Thauvin could be ‘an interesting’ target ‘from an economic point of view’.

The Rossoneri have been linked with the 27-year-old winger, who has contributed three goals and five assists in nine Ligue 1 games this term.

Maldini pointed out that Thauvin’s contract expires in June 2021 and could be of interest for the Diavolo.

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Friday November 27 2020
Montolivo: 'Tonali must have patience'

Ex-Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo said Sandro Tonali ‘has everything to become a great midfielder’ and stressed he ‘must not be in a hurry’.

The former Brescia youngster moved to the Rossoneri over the summer and has struggled to split up midfield duo Ismael Bennacer and Franck Kessie at San Siro.

But Montolivo, who spent seven seasons at the Diavolo, said the 20-year-old should ‘think long term’.

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Friday November 27 2020
Serie A prepare homage to Maradona

Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris said Stadio San Paolo will be named after Diego Maradona next week and Serie A prepare ‘homage in the 10th minute’ of Week 9.

Maradona passed away on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest and Napoli mourned their legend in the home win against HNK Rijeka in the Europa League last night.

Napoli’s historic stadium will now be renamed the Stadio San Paolo-Maradona and the mayor confirmed it will be official next week.

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Friday November 27 2020
Bild reveals Silva and Rebic swap-deal figures

Bild has revealed Milan and Eintracht Frankfurt agreed André Silva was worth €3m and Ante Rebic €5m when the two forwards swapped clubs.

Fiorentina were following the transfer closely, as they held a 50 per cent of the re-sale on the Croatia international.

The German newspaper Bild reveals the Bundesliga side paid €3m for the Portuguese attacker and highlights the bargain of their deal.

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Friday November 27 2020
Council demands Milan and Inter answers

The local authorities in Milan passed a motion urging Milan and Inter to make clear who the owners of the clubs are before permission is given to build a new stadium.

The motion was proposed by councillor Enrico Fedrighini, sparked by recent reports in Italian financial newspapers like Il Sole 24 Ore on who exactly owns AC Milan.

As Elliott essentially repossessed the holding company from Yonghong Li, there are some question marks that remain over who holds how many shares in these various companies.

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Friday November 27 2020
Man Utd in Calhanoglu talks

Manchester United have, according to Tuttosport, once again contacted Hakan Calhanoglu’s agent to discuss the player’s move to Old Trafford as a free agent.

The contract of the Turkey international with Milan runs until June 2021 but the two parties are not even close to reaching an agreement.

Calhanoglu is on a €2.5m-a-year deal with the Rossoneri but reports in Italy claim his agent has requested a new €7m-a-year contract.

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Friday November 27 2020
Ibra meets Andersson over Sweden return

Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic met Sweden coach Janne Andersson yesterday to discuss a possible return to his national team.

Andersson travelled to Milan yesterday to meet the 39-year-old who is currently out of action with an injury.

The Swede retired from international football back in 2016 but could now make a shock return to his national team.

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Thursday November 26 2020
Bonera: 'All good except the result'

Daniele Bonera maintains he was happy with everything about Milan’s performance against Lille ‘except the result’ after a 1-1 draw.

This was Bonera’s second game on the touchline after the 3-1 Serie A victory away to Napoli, as Stefano Pioli and several other members of staff are still self-isolating with COVID-19.

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Thursday November 26 2020
Liveblog: Europa League MD4

Join us for the action as it happens from the Europa League, as Milan visit Lille, Roma take on CFR Cluj and Napoli pay tribute to Diego Maradona against Rijeka.

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

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