NEWS
Saturday October 3 2020
Pioli: 'Going to be a long Milan season'

Stefano Pioli urges Milan to ‘be more determined’ than Spezia and warns they must get used to the strain of Europa League and Serie A football.

It kicks off on Sunday at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

There is the risk of fatigue after Thursday’s epic Europa League play-off with Rio Ave, which ended 2-2 after extra time and went through 24 penalties before the shoot-out was decided.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday September 30 2020
Tonali: 'Kessie never gets tired'

Milan midfielder Sandro Tonali said he really enjoys playing with Franck Kessie. ‘He never gets tired and helps you a lot’.

Tonali, who arrived from Brescia this summer, has already appeared in four competitive games for the Rossoneri, revealing he loves to play next to the former Atalanta midfielder.

“He is very nice, I don’t know why he said he is the boss of the dressing room, but he is great,” Tonali told DAZN. “He really deserves a lot.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Wednesday September 23 2020
Milan to reward Kessie with new deal?

Milan midfielder Franck Kessie has impressed under coach Stefano Pioli and could be rewarded with a new deal at San Siro.

The former Atalanta midfielder has expressed his will to continue with the Rossoneri, amid links to Napoli in recent transfer markets.

Kessie arrived in July 2017 and Calciomercato.com reveals former Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso specifically asked Napoli to get him Kessie.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Saturday September 12 2020
Milan triumphed in final test against Brescia

Franck Kessie, Lorenzo Colombo and Samu Castillejo scored the goals when Milan convinced with a 3-1 win against Brescia in their last friendly before the Europa League match against Shamrock Rovers.

Stefano Pioli’s men faced Luigi Delnieri’s Brescia at Milanello, when Sandro Tonali came off the bench and played the last 17 minutes against his former club.

The Rossoneri have won their four friendlies against Novara, Monza, Vicenza and now Brescia, before the first official match of the new season on Thursday.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

BLOG ITALIA
Wednesday July 22 2020
Bennacer so valuable for Milan

Ismael Bennacer is the unsung hero of Stefano Pioli’s Milan, writes Kaustubh Pandey, and deservedly attracting attention all over Europe.

Milan’s recent upsurge in form has succeeded in attracting the attention of many in Europe. The victory over Roberto De Zerbi’s men on Tuesday saw them stretch their unbeaten run to seven wins and two draws since the lockdown. So much has been said of the importance of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the goal-scoring form of Ante Rebic and rediscovered Franck Kessie. Yet once again Ismael Bennacer shone, and in a game which could have gone either way, the Algerian provided a huge amount of control to a Milan midfield that really needed it.

Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Thursday July 16 2020
Kessie: 'Milan are a great team'

Milan midfielder Franck Kessie has been on fire in recent weeks but claims the Rossoneri shouldn’t be surprised by the results against other 'great teams'.

The Ivorian has been one of the protagonists at San Siro since the resumption and he claims the hard work during the lockdown has payed off.

“During the break we continued to work hard. We did what the coach told us to,” he told Sky Sport Italia. “We followed the physical work that the coach gave us and we can see the results.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Thursday July 16 2020
Pioli: 'Milan reaping rewards now'

Stefano Pioli insists there’s no secret to Milan turning their season around and admits he had problems with Franck Kessie at first. ‘We’re reaping the rewards of working together for six months.’

The Rossoneri keep on registering results, fighting back from a goal down to beat Parma 3-1, allowing them to catch Napoli in sixth place on 53 points.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Monday July 13 2020
Koulibaly: 'VAR must help us'

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has claimed it ‘didn’t look like a penalty’ as Milan picked up a point at the San Paolo and encouraged the Partenopei to ‘keep working like we are doing’.

Franck Kessie equalised from the penalty spot, as Milan came back to claim a point in Naples on Sunday  

After the match, Koulibaly claimed it’s ‘difficult’ for defenders to avoid giving away penalties in Serie A and calls for VAR to ‘help us’.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

BLOG ITALIA
Wednesday July 8 2020
Unbelievable Milan

It seemed hard to believe Milan would be the pivot of the Scudetto race, but after beating Lazio and Juventus, Vijay Rahaman welcomes the sleeping giant back to centre-stage.

Milan have gone from irrelevance to centre-stage in the Scudetto fight, as in the space of three days they beat both the top two and kept the title race alive. Perhaps even more importantly, they showed just what Stefano Pioli’s team are capable of, even in troubled times.

Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow

NEWS
Monday June 29 2020
Kessie agent praises Gattuso

Franck Kessie’s agent is ‘still in contact with Gennaro Gattuso for various reasons,’ but there hasn’t been a Napoli offer for the Milan midfielder.

Former Rossoneri coach Gattuso is now flying high at Napoli and fresh from winning the Coppa Italia, while closing in on fifth place in Serie A after five consecutive victories.

“Gattuso has this ability to create a strong rapport with his players,” agent George Atangana told Radio Punto Nuovo.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £9.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://www.premiersports.com/subscribenow