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Wednesday May 5 2021
Sarri option for Milan if Pioli fails top four

Maurizio Sarri is considered a candidate to take over at Milan if Stefano Pioli fails to qualify for the Champions League, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The former Napoli, Chelsea and Juventus coach is still under contract with the Bianconeri, but widely expected to take on a new project next term.

He had been repeatedly linked with the Roma role, but that suddenly went to Jose Mourinho with a surprise announcement yesterday.

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Saturday May 1 2021
Pioli: 'Calhanoglu hasn't reached potential'

Stefano Pioli explains what Zlatan Ibrahimovic brings other than goals to Milan and why Hakan Calhanoglu has ‘not reached his maximum potential.’

The Rossoneri badly needed a boost after back-to-back defeats against Sassuolo and Lazio, especially as they go head-to-head with Juventus next week.

Calhanoglu got the early goal against Benevento, then Theo Hernandez followed up a save on Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his first Serie A goal of 2021.

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Saturday May 1 2021
Cassano: 'Pioli one of few good people'

Antonio Cassano says Milan coach Stefano Pioli is ‘one of the few genuinely good people in football.’

Although he has not yet won any silverware in his career, Pioli is well-loved at all his former clubs, including Lazio and above all Fiorentina.

It was in Florence that he had to guide the squad through the tragedy of captain Davide Astori’s sudden death from an undiagnosed heart condition.

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Friday April 30 2021
Pioli: 'The rumours don't reach us'

Milan coach Stefano Pioli said he’s not worried about the players on expiring contracts at San Siro and ignores the critics until the end of the season.

Milan have not confirmed the future of star players like Gianluigi Donnarumma and Hakan Calhanoglu, who are on expiring deals, but Pioli said the rumours have not reached the camp.

“I see an attentive group,” Pioli said at a press conference. “We want to do something and may not have been able to against Lazio.

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Friday April 30 2021
Pioli: 'I go my own way'

Stefano Pioli said the key word for Milan in the remaining games is ‘energy’ and was confident about his own future. ‘I’m convinced of what I do and my work’.

Milan must bounce back from a bad defeat to Lazio last time and the coach his team have always ‘had the right attitude’.

“We had a great first half of the season,” Pioli said at a press conference. “Now, it’s a little less. Debating is normal.

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Thursday April 29 2021
Report: Milan won't sack Pioli

Milan have reportedly decided to continue with Stefano Pioli, even if the Rossoneri should miss out on the Champions League.

Several reports in Italy claimed Milan could sack Pioli if the Diavolo miss out on a top-four finish in 2020-21.

The Rossoneri are currently level on points with Juventus and Napoli, but are outside of the top four on goal difference.

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Wednesday April 28 2021
Pioli risks losing Milan job

According to several reports in Italy, Milan could sack Stefano Pioli if the Rossoneri miss out on a top-four finish.

Milan are level on points with Juventus and Napoli, but they are currently out of the top four on goal difference.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport and Calciomercato.com, Milan could decide to sack Pioli if the Rossoneri fail to qualify for the Champions League this season.

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Monday April 26 2021
Pioli 'expected better from Milan'

Stefano Pioli admits he ‘expected better’ from Milan after their 3-0 defeat to Lazio, but he trusts they’ll fight their way to a top four finish.

Joaquin Correa bagged a brace before Ciro Immobile’s late third rounded out the scoreline, for a second consecutive Rossoneri defeat.

“As often happens in these games, our opponents did better in the decisive incidents,” Pioli told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday April 25 2021
Pioli: ‘Ibra out of Lazio clash’

Stefano Pioli confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out of tomorrow’s clash against Lazio and suggests Mario Mandzukic could replace him.

The Swede missed Milan’s home clash against Sassuolo earlier this week and will remain on the sidelines against Lazio tomorrow.

“He is feeling a bit better, but he is not ready for tomorrow, he can return in the next game [against Benevento],” Pioli said at a press conference.

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Friday April 23 2021
Zlatan: 'Pioli has the right mentality'

Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic explained how coach Stefano Pioli ‘challenges’ him every day and claimed the Rossoneri coach ‘has the right mentality’.

Ibrahimovic has renewed with the Diavolo for a further year and will continue to work at Milanello in 2021-22.

The Swede said he has created a great relationship with Pioli and admitted it was ‘easy’ to get along with the former Fiorentina coach ‘from day one’.

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