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Tuesday December 31 2019
Pioli: 'Ibra Milan reference'

Stefano Pioli confirms Milan have signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be “the reference point in our attack. He’ll stimulate the whole team.”

Ibrahimovic is about to embark on his second spell at Milan, having won the Scudetto first time out, and Pioli admits he “can’t wait” to coach the 38-year-old.

“Ibra is a warrior, a leader, a charismatic player who has a great sense of responsibility and a great desire to win,” he told Corriere della Sera.

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Sunday December 29 2019
Rui Costa: 'Fiorentina & Milan fine'

Rui Costa believes former clubs Fiorentina and Milan will still achieve objectives this season and is delighted with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to San Siro.

Rui Costa played alongside Stefano Pioli at Fiorentina in the 1990s, and he is confident the Milan boss has what it takes to guide the Rossoneri back into Europe.

“I love Stefano and owe him a lot," the Portugal icon told Corriere dello Sport.

“The year I arrived in Florence, everything was completely new to me and I went to live above him.

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NEWS
Saturday December 28 2019
English interest in Kessie

Milan midfielder Franck Kessie could leave for the Premier League if West Ham United or Wolverhampton Wanderers pay €20m, according to the Corriere dello Sport.

Kessie was a staple of Rino Gattuso’s Milan side, but has fallen down the pecking order in recent times, first under Marco Giampaolo and now Stefano Pioli.

The Rome daily suggests that if Milan were to receive a reasonable offer for the Ivorian in the winter transfer window, a figure around the €20m mark, they would agree to a sale.

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Saturday December 28 2019
Zlatan the ultimate Milan gift

The return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Milan represents the greatest Christmas gift Rossoneri fans could’ve asked for right now, writes Vijay Rahaman.

Some people receive their Christmas gifts after December 25 and such was the case for the Milan fans worldwide, as it was confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be reuniting with the Rossoneri two days later after the festive holiday. 

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Sunday December 22 2019
Pioli: 'Milan got it all wrong'

Stefano Pioli admits Milan “got everything wrong from the start” in a 5-0 defeat to Atalanta. “I expected a reaction, but the second half was even worse.”

Papu Gomez broke through within 10 minutes, then Josip Ilicic bagged a brace, with Mario Pasalic and Luis Muriel on target too.
“We got the game wrong against the worst possible team we could’ve done that with,” the coach told DAZN.

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Sunday December 22 2019
Massara: 'Milan satisfied with Pioli'

Milan director Ricky Massara is “very satisfied” with Stefano Pioli, but warns they need to start climbing the table as they visit Atalanta.

It kicks off at 11.30 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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Saturday December 21 2019
Pioli: 'Milan take game to Atalanta'

Stefano Pioli wants Milan to “take the game to Atalanta” in Bergamo, which means picking apart Gian Piero Gasperini’s “unique” tactics.

It kicks off on Sunday at 11.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“Every game is important for us and we cannot afford to think any other way,” warned the coach in his press conference.

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NEWS
Friday December 20 2019
Bild: Milan call Rangnick

German newspaper Bild have confirmed reports that emerged in Italy last month suggesting Milan offered Ralf Rangnick full powers as coach and director of sport.

The story originally appeared on November 27 on Calciomercato.com and today Bild backed up the claims.

Former Stuttgart, Schalke and RB Leipzig coach Rangnick is known for his insistence on controlling all aspects of the side, from the transfer strategy to training and nutrition.

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Friday December 20 2019
Bennacer: 'I learn from Biglia'

Ismael Bennacer reveals he is “learning a lot” from Lucas Biglia as he continues to establish himself in Milan's midfield.

The Algeria international arrived from Empoli over the summer and, after a tough start to life at San Siro, has gone on to play 11 times in Serie A this season.

“Now I’m playing more, I want to do well,” he told Milan TV.

“I know my teammates better and the people who work at Milanello.

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Monday December 16 2019
Boban: 'Zlatan can steer Milan'

Zvonimir Boban admits Zlatan Ibrahimovic could “steer Milan in the right direction” as the striker is “unique, different to the others.”

Ibrahimovic been linked with a return to San Siro and Boban - in his role as Milan director - did nothing to stop the speculation, instead expressing only praise for the Swede.

“We will see how the next matches will go,” he told Radio Anch’io Sport.

“Ibra is different to the others, he’s unique, someone who can give you so much. We’ll see what happens.

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