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Saturday September 14 2019
Theo and Rebic ready for Milan

Ante Rebic, Theo Hernandez and Lucas Biglia are in the Milan squad travelling to Hellas Verona on Sunday evening.

It kicks off on Sunday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

It’s the first call-up for Rebic, who arrived on a two-year loan deal from Eintracht Frankfurt on transfer deadline day, with Andre Silva going in the other direction.

Former Real Madrid left-back Theo Hernandez is available again following his ankle injury in pre-season.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Milan and Inter reject San Siro sale

Despite the Mayor offering to sell the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza for €70m, it’s reported Inter and Milan still want to build a new arena.

The debate over the next step in the city of Milan continues, as the iconic structure either needs a great deal of refurbishment or will be torn down and replaced by a new stadium.

Mayor of Milan Beppe Sala announced the local authorities were prepared to sell the Stadio Meazza to the two clubs for just €70m – approximately the cost of bringing Romelu Lukaku to Inter from Manchester United.

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Saturday September 14 2019
Gasp on Atalanta stay at Inter snub

Gian Piero Gasperini explained why he stayed with Atalanta, Champions League adventure and insists his 2011 sacking was “more Inter’s mistake than mine.”

The Orobici had their best ever season, finishing third in Serie A to qualify for the Champions League and reaching the Coppa Italia Final.

“It’s undeniable that achieving Champions League qualification with a provincial club is even more satisfying. We picked up one more point than Milan and finished on level terms with Inter,” Gasp told the Corriere dello Sport newspaper.

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Friday September 13 2019
Rebic: Milan can throw me in

Milan new boy Ante Rebic believes he is "perfectly ready" to play for the Rossoneri and that he does not need bedding in.

Rebic was a late arrival at Milan, swapping clubs with Andre Silva on deadline day last week, but the ex-Eintracht Frankfurt winger insists he can be thrown straight in against Verona this weekend.

“I want to thank everyone for being here,” began the Croat at his official unveiling.

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Friday September 13 2019
'Council could sell San Siro'

Milan mayor Beppe Sala has confirmed that his council is ‘willing’ to sell San Siro to the Rossoneri and Inter for the right price.

San Siro is currently owned by the city of Milan, but its two tenants are increasingly keen on the idea of building their own stadium.

With that in mind, Sala has offered Milan and Inter an alternative to going through with a private build.

“Right now, there are two possibilities on the table: a [new] stadium in San Siro or a stadium in Sesto San Giovanni,” he told Corriere della Sera.

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Thursday September 12 2019
Spurs architects favourites for new San Siro

Populous, the firm behind Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium, is the favourite to design the proposed new San Siro.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Populous is winning a two-horse race with Italo-American architects Manica-Progetto CMR.

Populous boasts over 35 years of experience and more than 3,000 projects, including Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and Benfica’s Estadio da Luz.

Manica-Progetto CMR, meanwhile, conceived Cagliari’s new stadium – scheduled to open next year.

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Thursday September 12 2019
Serie A Week 3 referees

The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.

Irrati [pictured, right] is one of Italy’s most experienced referees and was the VAR for the World Cup Final last year.

Elsewhere, Milan’s trip to Verona will be overseen by Gianluca Manganiello, Maurizio Mariani will take charge of Inter-Udinese and Federico La Penna is the man in the middle for Napoli’s visit of Sampdoria. 

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Thursday September 12 2019
Sacchi: Pep & Klopp like me

Former Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi believes Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are his spiritual heirs. “We have the duty to make the public enjoy football.”

Guardiola and Klopp have cited Sacchi as influences in the past, and the legendary Coach praised the Manchester City and Liverpool rivals for leading a ‘golden age’ in English football.

“Their football is similar to mine and I really appreciate their values, culture and mentality,” he told The Daily Mail.

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Wednesday September 11 2019
Conte all-time top Serie A earner

Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.

La Gazzetta dello Sport drew up a list of this season’s top-earning tacticians and found that not only was Conte leading the way for the 2019-20 campaign, but also the history of Italian football.

Conte is believed to pick up €11m per year net to sit on the Inter bench, which is double the €5.5m that Sarri earns at Juventus.

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Wednesday September 11 2019
New San Siro details emerge

New details are emerging on the stadium Milan and Inter want to build as a replacement for the Stadio Meazza, with a 60,000 capacity and cost of €605m.

According to the Corriere della Sera newspaper, it would cost €45m just to knock down the iconic structure, let alone create a new one next to it in the San Siro area of the city.

It would cost in the region of €605m to create the new stadium.

The plans are still being worked out, but the idea is to have a capacity of 60,000, which can be reduced to 55,000 for particular events.

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