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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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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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Wednesday November 27 2019
Milan to give Rangnick total control?

Milan could prepare a revolution, with Paolo Maldini and Zvonimir Boban sacked to give Ralf Rangnick full powers as coach and director of sport, claims Calciomercato.com.

The website claims that owners Elliott Management and CEO Ivan Gazidis, want to make sweeping changes to the structure of the club after what has been a poor start to the season by the Rossoneri.

Coach Marco Giampaolo lasted three months in the job before being sacked and replaced by Stefano Pioli.

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BLOG ITALIA
Sunday November 10 2019
Accepting Milan as they are now

Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall looks at Milan’s plight and argues these are the times when true fans show their love for the club.

Mediolanum, that was a football kit, red and black, worn by Marco van Basten, Ruud Gullit, and Frank Rijkaard. So many names are in this chapter, San Siro was iconic already, but was even more so after this. George Weah, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, even writing these few sentences brings a smile, Il Grande Milan.

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Wednesday November 6 2019
Milan wanted Puel

There are reports that Milan's hierarchy couldn't agree on who should replace Marco Giampaolo, with Ivan Gazidis wanting Claude Puel. 

Giampaolo was sacked after a dismal run of form in which Milan won only three of their opening seven games.

Il Giornale reports that Milan CEO Gazidis wanted former Lyon and Southampton manager Claude Puel to take over from Giampaolo.

However, the report also states that directors Paolo Maldini and Zvonimir Boban wanted an Italian coach, or at least one who was experienced in Serie A.

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Saturday October 19 2019
MD: 'Milan want Guardiola'

Milan want Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as Coach and Ajax’s Marc Overmars as director of sport for next season, claim Mundo Deportivo.

The Spanish paper suggest owners Elliott Management have become frustrated with the lack of results and succession of tacticians who have come through their gates in recent years.

They believe the only way to truly get Milan back where they belong is with experienced, proven winners at the helm.

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Sunday October 13 2019
Gandini: 'Who is in charge of Milan?'

Former Milan director Umberto Gandini maintains Marco Giampaolo “put himself on the chopping block” and reveals he warned Ivan Gazidis.

The club has been struggling in recent months, as they pulled out of the Europa League to wipe the Financial Fair Play slate clean, then sacked Marco Giampaolo after seven games to bring in Stefano Pioli.

“I believe Pioli arrives at the right moment and it’s impossible not to agree with Zvonimir Boban when he says this was a carefully pondered decision,” Gandini told Radio 24.

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Saturday October 12 2019
Boban: 'Pioli Milan's best option'

Milan director Zvonimir Boban doesn’t have “a magic wand” to fix the club, but insists Stefano Pioli “was the best option on the market and not a second choice.”

The Rossoneri sacked Marco Giampaolo after just 111 days at the helm, resulting in three wins and four defeats.

“I am working to make Milan great again, but I haven’t been here long and there is a lot of work to be done in every area,” Boban told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Friday October 11 2019
Boban explains Giampaolo sacking

Zvonimir Boban has explained that Milan sacking Marco Giampaolo was “a unanimous decision” and accepted part of the blame for their poor start.

Boban endorsed Giampaolo’s appointment just four months ago, but the Coach has since made way for Stefano Pioli and the Croat confirmed Milan’s entire board were in agreement about dismissing the ex-Sampdoria boss.

“I’m asking myself why I’m at Milan too!” he said at the Festival dello Sport, hosted in Trento by the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper.

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Friday October 11 2019
Stop waiting for someone to save Milan

Fans have turned on Milan management again after Stefano Pioli replaced Marco Giampaolo, as Vijay Rahaman urges supporters to stop seeking a saviour.

Marco Giampaolo was dismissed from his post at the Rossoneri after just 111 days. For those unfamiliar, that cricket score is called a Nelson after Admiral Nelson, who as the legend had it, had ‘one eye, one arm and one leg’ at the end of his existence. This was however, later debunked as false, as the Englishman never lost a leg. The same can't be said for the Swiss-born Giampaolo, as after three wins and four losses in seven games, he was relieved of his duties on Tuesday afternoon.

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