MILAN – The club’s official twitter account has paid tribute to Claudio Lippi. The Milan Channel journalist tragically died on this day 2 years ago.
MILAN – Cerci and Antonelli will take part in a double training session today with the Italy squad. The Azzurri are preparing for this Saturday’s European qualifier against Bulgaria and will head to Sofia at 16.00 tomorrow.
MILAN – Suso has made the headlines for his splendid brace against Reggiana yesterday. Here are the headlines from the main Italian sports dailies:
GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT: Milan, a brilliant surprise - Now Suso is ready to be used.
CORRIERE DELLO SPORT: Suso show: a brace and great skills.
TUTTOSPORT: Suso impresses: brace and genius skills.
MILAN – Several Milan players are gearing up for international duty.
On Saturday, Cerci and Antonelli will be available to Italy coach Antonio Conte against Bulgaria for the Euro 2016 qualifier. The same goes for De Jong’s Holland, also in action for the European qualifiers against Turkey.
Armero and Honda meanwhile are both set for friendly fixtures. Armero for Colombia against Bahrain today at 18.00 while Honda's Japan take on Tunisia tomorrow at 19.30.
MILAN – For the second year in a row, the Enzo Bearzot prize will go to a former Milan coach. Last year Carlo Ancelotti won the award while this year’s winner is Max Allegri.
The Enzo Bearzot prize is handed to a coach by the FIGC in recognition of a coach’s achievements during their career. During his spell from June 2010 to January 2014, Allegri won a Scudetto and Italian Super Cup.
MILANELLO – After Wednesday’s win against Reggiana in a friendly fixture at the Mapei Stadium, the rossoneri will train this morning at 11.45 at Milanello. The squad will also train tomorrow and Saturday. On Sunday they will be given a day-off.