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Thursday May 23 2019
Biglia: Kessie scrap 'sickened' me

Lucas Biglia admits ‘I felt sick to my stomach for weeks’ after his derby scrap with Milan teammate Franck Kessie.

The pair brawled on the bench during Milan’s 3-2 defeat to Inter in March, and Biglia was unhappy with his role in the incident.

“I felt sick to my stomach for 3-4 weeks because I don’t like making a fool of myself,” the Argentine told DAZN.

“I didn’t hold it against him, I wanted to show the need for support of a teammate who was entering the field.

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Tuesday March 19 2019
Inter handed another racism ban

Inter have been handed a suspended stand closure after their fans were found guilty of racially abusing Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.

The FIGC’s sporting judiciary heard supporters from the Curva Nord ‘chant racist expressions’ towards Kessie in the seventh and 39th minute of Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina at San Siro.

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Monday March 18 2019
Inter: Icardi taunts Milan

Inter striker Mauro Icardi declared Milan was ‘only black and blue’ after his side’s Derby della Madonnina victory on Sunday.

Icardi did not take part at San Siro as he continues to receive treatment for an alleged knee injury, but the Argentine could not resist taking a swipe at his arch-rivals following the Nerazzurri’s 3-2 win.

“Milan is only black and blue,” read the 26-year-old’s post on Instagram, which saw Milan Cathedral draped in the Beneamata’s colours.

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Monday March 18 2019
Kessie subjected to racist abuse?

Milan midfielder Franck Kessie reportedly received racist abuse from Inter fans during Sunday’s defeat in the Derby della Madonnina.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, supporters belonging to Inter’s Curva Nord at San Siro targeted Kessie with monkey noises.

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Monday March 18 2019
Biglia: Kessie rapport 'beautiful'

Lucas Biglia insists he has a ‘beautiful’ relationship with Milan teammate Franck Kessie, who declares their tiff ‘mustn’t affect our season’.

The pair had to be restrained after Kessie was substituted during Milan’s 3-2 defeat to Inter in the Derby della Madonnina on Sunday, and they went a step further to clarify there was no bad blood between them.

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Monday March 18 2019
Mancini: Can't ignore Quagliarella

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has admitted that ‘I couldn’t not call up’ Sampdoria striker Fabio Quagliarella, even if he is ‘getting old’.

Quagliarella is in line to make his first appearance for Italy in eight years against Finland or Liechtensten over the next fortnight, but some have focused on his 36 years of age than his 21 goals for Samp this season…

“Inter had a good game, an excellent match,” Mancini told Domenica Sportiva, referring to the Derby della Madonnina on Sunday.

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Friday March 15 2019
Musacchio: Milan fear no-one

Mateo Musacchio has warned Inter that Milan ‘fear no-one’ ahead of Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina in Serie A.

Milan can open a four-point lead on Inter with victory over their city rivals this weekend, and Musacchio made it clear the Rossoneri were ready to do battle.

“It’s a special week, we’re working well,” the defender told Sky Sport Italia.

“We’ve had a long week to prepare for this match. The derby is a game different to all the others. Our place in the table will really be up for grabs.

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Friday March 15 2019
Calhanoglu: Milan 'not far' from Juve

Hakan Calhanoglu claims Milan are ‘not far from nights’ like the one that saw Juventus come back against Atletico Madrid.

Five straight Serie A wins have catapulted Milan into third place ahead of Saturday’s Derby della Madonnina against Inter, and Calhanoglu is feeling optimistic ahead of the showdown at San Siro.

“There’s great expectation, we’re all waiting for the derby,” the attacking midfielder told reporters.

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Tuesday March 12 2019
Politano: Inter miss Icardi

Matteo Politano admits Inter ‘miss’ Mauro Icardi and that while having him in the stands for the derby is ‘an honour, we prefer to have him on the pitch.’

Icardi seems no nearer to a return, having gone a month without Inter’s captaincy or playing a match, and Politano conceded the Nerazzurri would rather have their striker back.

“It’s normal to miss Icardi,” he told ANSA.

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Tuesday March 12 2019
Gattuso avoids derby ban

Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso has avoided a touchline ban for the Derby della Madonnina against Inter this weekend.

Gattuso risked suspension as he was sent to the stands during Milan’s 2-1 win against Chievo on Saturday.

However, the FIGC ruled on Tuesday that the Coach was fined just €15,000 for his troubles.

Elsewhere, Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini has similarly avoided a heavy punishment for his push on Sampdoria secretary Massimo Ienca at the weekend.

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