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“Not Mentally Ready” Higuain Dropped By Milan As Chelsea Move Looms

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AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has dropped Gonzalo Higuain for Monday’s Serie A game against Genoa saying the Argentine forward was “not mentally ready to do battle” as a transfer to Chelsea looms. Gattuso insisted that “nothing has been decided yet” concerning the transfer but all the talk has unsettled the 31-year-old Argentine and the team. “I’ll be honest with you, …

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Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Slams ‘Disgraceful’ Higuain After Meltdown

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini criticised Gonzalo Higuain on Tuesday for the AC Milan forward’s meltdown after he was sent off for verbally abusing a referee. In Sunday’s 2-2 draw with his parent club Juventus the on-loan Argentinian responded aggressively to being shown a yellow card for a dangerous tackle on Medhi Benatia. That led referee Paolo Mazzoleni to …

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Icardi Scores Injury Time Winner In Milan Derby

Captain Mauro Icardi struck a dramatic injury-time winner as Inter Milan stunned AC Milan 1-0 in the derby at the San Siro to retake third place in Serie A on Sunday. The Argentinian pounced on a mistake by goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to nod home in the second minute of added time after an otherwise forgettable match, leaving Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan …

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“They Kicked Me Out” – Higuain Opens Up On Juventus Exit

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Thursday he was not bitter despite being “kicked out” by Juventus after superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival last summer. Juventus signed Higuain from Napoli for 90 million euros ($103 million) in 2016, but after the surprise arrival of Ronaldo from Real Madrid for 100 million euros ($115m) this summer, the Italian giants could not …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Linked With Return To European Football

AC Milan have reached agreement to sign rising Brazilian star Lucas Paqueta with Swedish veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic a possibility to return to Italy, club sporting director Leonardo said on Thursday. The Serie A giants are reported to have agreed a 35 million euro ($40.4 million) deal with Flamengo – the club Paqueta joined as a ten-year-old – in what would …

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Gazidis Resigns As Arsenal Chief-Executive To Join AC Milan

Arsenal Chief-Executive Ivan Gazidis has resigned from his post in order to take up the same job title at Italian giants AC Milan from 31 October. It has been reported that Gazidis has been offered a £1 million rise on his £2.6 million salary to take up the new role, as well as being entitled to a share in the …

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AC Milan Legend Paolo Maldini To Return To Club As Director

Former Italy defender Paolo Maldini, who spent his entire 25-year playing career at AC Milan, is returning to the club as their sporting strategy and development director. The appointment of the 50-year-old Maldini in the new role is part of Milan’s attempt to restore the club to past glories having finished no higher than sixth in Serie A since 2013. …

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AC Milan’s European Ban Overturned After Successful Appeal

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 16: Fans enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Brescia at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 16, 2004 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by New Press/Getty Images)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA’s financial fair play rules, calling the punishment “not proportionate.” UEFA had originally banned Milan from playing in next season’s Europa League  – as part of a ruling stating that they were banned from entering European competition in one of the next …

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AC Milan Boss “Surprised” And “Bitter” At UEFA For Financial Fair Play Sanctions

AC Milan managing director Marco Fassone said Tuesday he felt “surprise and bitterness” that UEFA had refused to offer a settlement agreement to the Italian club for violating Financial Fair Play rules, as the club could now be excluded from Europe. The Serie A club face UEFA sanctions after their request for a settlement agreement was rejected by European football’s …

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