Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy has dismissed criticism from the media that he and new signing Mario Balotelli cannot play together in the same team.
From their two matches together, Balotelli has three goals, including two penalties, but the Rossoneri top scorer El Shaarawy has yet to hit the net.
But the Italy international feels the relationship has plenty of potential:
"We accept everything that's written in the papers, and t...More
Looking over the Summer transfer activity of Milan, you would be forgiven for thinking they had been forced into an austerity approach similar to that of Mario Monti's technocrat government. Major assets have been sold off in the shape of Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with replacements brought in that are of course on a level below these 'fuoriclasse'. Bojan Krkic joins to add depth to the attack, Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Ca...More
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored goal number 23 for the season last Saturday, it appeared to be business as usual for Milan against Fiorentina. Facing a side with just one away win all season it looked as if their Champions League disappointment would be alleviated by three vitals points in their quest to win back-to-back Scudetti. Yet somebody forgot to tell Fiorentina. Stevan Jovetic and then incredibly Amauri – on loan from Juventus – ...More
Despite a tough couple of weeks for Milan, the reigning champions have emerged from the period with their sights firmly set on collecting two more titles this season.
The last 16 days have seen the Rossoneri face Juventus, Roma, Barcelona and Catania. While the extra-time elimination at the hands of Juventus in the Coppa Italia semi final remains a blemish on their fortnight a win at home to Roma and holding Barcelona to a scoreless ...More
With the Coppa Italia reaching its pointy end, this week’s two semi-final ties are evenly poised. Despite being maligned by clubs, fans and media alike, interest in the Cup does rise at this stage and with sell-out crowds in Turin and Naples, the second leg contests will be intriguing.
The showpiece match takes place at the Juventus Stadium on Tuesday night with Juventus holding a 2-1 advantage over Milan. This clash could be importa...More
Saturday’s Milan-Juventus game was billed as the game of the season. Yet afterwards there was only one topic of conversation, Sulley Muntari’s ‘goal’ that was not seen by the officials. From stress-related illnesses, to the president of UEFA criticising Juve’s keeper, there has been quite a fall-out from the incident.
Milan had dominated the match, leading through Antonio Nocerino’s deflected strike and looking comfortable against th...More
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