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Monday May 27 2019
Report: Gattuso and Leonardo leave Milan

Coach Gennaro Gattuso and director Leonardo will announce their departures from Milan on Tuesday, claim Sky Sport Italia.

The decision comes after a meeting between CEO Ivan Gazidis and Gattuso this evening.

According to the reports, they part on friendly terms and will terminate the contract by mutual consent with another two years left to run.

It's suggested Gattuso will give up on 90 per cent of the salary he'd be owed for the rest of his contract.

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Monday May 27 2019
Leonardo to make PSG return?

Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting Leonardo will leave Milan on Monday and could return to Paris Saint-Germain.

The newspaper explains Leonardo’s position has ‘weakened’ at Milan after their failure to qualify for the Champions League, while his silence contradicts the club’s stance that there are no problems between him and CEO Ivan Gazidis.

The Brazilian was only appointed sporting director at San Siro last summer, as part of a new-look boardroom following Elliott Management’s takeover.

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Saturday May 25 2019
Leonardo-Maldini out, Campos-Jardim in?

Milan could replace Paolo Maldini and Leonardo, it’s reported, bringing in Lille director Luis Campos and Monaco Coach Leonardo Jardim.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Rossoneri are not fully convinced of the work being done by their former defender and chief executive Ivan Gazidis is thinking about going in a different direction by bringing in current Lille sporting director Campos.

Maldini only returned to working with his former club this season after he retired from the game in 2009.

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Tuesday May 21 2019
Leonardo 'offered Brazil role'

The Brazilian FA has reportedly offered the role of national-team coordinator to Milan’s Leonardo.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport’s Nicolo Schira, it comes as current coordinator Edu will join Arsenal after Copa America, which gets under way next month.

Schira explains that while Leonardo’s preference is to stay at Milan, he presently does not enjoy the club’s confidence or full power over team matters.

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Sunday May 19 2019
Milan to replace Leonardo?

Several sources claim Milan director Leonardo is among several figures who will be replaced this summer by CEO Ivan Gazidis.

The Rossoneri are struggling to snatch fourth place from Atalanta, with reports in the Corriere dello Sport that they could even take a plea bargain with UEFA over Financial Fair Play violations, accepting a season out of continental competition if they only qualify for the Europa League.

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Saturday May 18 2019
Milan: Gattuso stays, Leonardo goes?

Milan could end up keeping Coach Gennaro Gattuso, claims the Corriere della Sera newspaper, but replacing Leonardo next season.

The Rossoneri are still in contention for the fourth and final Champions League spot, sitting three points behind Atalanta, but with a superior head-to-head record.

Gattuso has seemingly been hanging on by a thread for months, expecting the sack even if he grabbed fourth place, and yet the Corriere della Sera paints a different picture now.

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Wednesday May 15 2019
Milan block Everton arrival?

Milan CEO Ivan Gazidis has reportedly vetoed his club’s pursuit of Gremio winger Everton Soares.

Milan sporting director Leonardo appeared to be closing in on a deal for Everton, but Sport Mediaset claims Gazidis has ‘blocked everything’.

The broadcaster speculates that is due to spiralling costs as business with Brazilian clubs is ‘always complicated’.

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Thursday May 9 2019
Milan: 'Full faith in Gattuso'

Milan President Paolo Scaroni has “full confidence” in Coach Gennaro Gattuso and the directors. “We’re within three points of the Champions League.”

The Rossoneri beat Bologna 2-1 on Monday evening to close the gap on fourth-placed Atalanta.

“I saw positive signs from the team against Bologna, as they fought hard and remained in the game despite the difficulties,” Scaroni told news agency Ansa as he left the Lega Serie A meeting.

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Monday May 6 2019
Leonardo on Bakayoko and 'investment'

Milan director Leonardo promised Tiemoue Bakayoko will be “dealt with in-house” and warned fans “there won’t be any big investments.”

The 2-1 win over Bologna was overshadowed by an incident in the first half, when Lucas Biglia limped off injured and Bakayoko took so long to get warmed up that Gennaro Gattuso instead told Jose Mauri to come on.

The pair then exchanged ugly words on the touchline, with the Chelsea-owned midfielder visibly swearing at his Coach.

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Sunday May 5 2019
Saint-Maximin: 'Ready for Milan'

Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin admits he feels “ready to step up and join a more prestigious side. Milan are certainly a big club.”

The 22-year-old had already been very close to the Rossoneri in January and is reported to be on top of director Leonardo’s wish-list.

“I certainly feel ready to step up and join a more prestigious side, but for now I am content at Nice,” Saint-Maximin told Gazzetta TV.

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