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On the 27 December he was the only player back training at the Milanello sports centre and come Monday he’ll be blowing out 34 candles on his birthday cake. And more importantly, Rino is back on the pitch.

MILAN – It was supposed to be his month and that’s exactly how it’s looking. 45 minutes well played in Dubai against PSG was the first step.

Rino Gattuso is back. You already knew he was on the way when he came back to train alone at the Milanello sports centre on 27 December, two days before the departure for Dubai.

That was not an insignificant event. Next Monday Rino will turn 34.
Meanwhile, he’s playing and talking. Clear words from an honest man, the truth spoken by a true player that always looks people straight in the eye. Just like his coach and team mates.