Milan director Leonardo believes the club must change their ‘mentality’ if they want to challenge for the Scudetto.
Atalanta assistant manager Tullio Gritti, standing in for suspended Gian Piero Gasperini, praised an “excellent” 2-2 draw with Milan.
Gennaro Gattuso and Milan were left with “regrets” after a 2-2 draw with Atalanta. “We are a team with two faces, unrecognisable in the final 30 minutes.”
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Atalanta fought back twice from a goal down to snatch a 2-2 draw at San Siro, but Milan will regret wasting precious opportunities.
Milan try to end their four-game Atalanta curse in the Lombardy Derby, as Gonzalo Higuain and Suso face Papu Gomez and Musa Barrow.
Milan are tracking 21-year-old Fluminense striker Pedro Guilherme, according to the Corriere dello Sport.
Patrick Cutrone and Mattia Caldara are out of Milan’s squad to host Atalanta, but Mateo Musacchio returns.
Gian Piero Gasperini said his new Atalanta contract means starting a different era and that includes teething problems against Milan.
Gennaro Gattuso said Milan shouldn’t “trust Atalanta or Gian Piero Gasperini” in poor form. “They press high and don’t let you breathe.”
Manchester City are reportedly the favourites to sign Adrien Rabiot from Paris Saint-Germain, beating Milan, Juventus and Barcelona.
Mario Pasalic is grateful to former club Milan, but is still trying to decide if Atalanta or Chelsea will be his future. “I need to figure out my level.”
Franck Kessié believes he and his Milan teammates need to follow the example of Gonzalo Higuain - “his mentality is to win every time”.
Italy striker Mario Balotelli is back in Nice’s squad to face Montpellier on Saturday.
Juventus are the only Italian team in the top 10 of UEFA’s club ranking after the first week of European action.
Ex-Italy striker Marco Borriello maintains he has signed up for ‘a serious project’ at third-tier Spanish side UD Ibiza.
Gianluca Zambrotta has hailed Gennaro Gattuso’s work as Milan Coach. “I know he’s the first to arrive and last to leave.”
Gennaro Gattuso was well aware Milan wouldn’t steamroller Dudelange in the Europa League, but told off match-winner Gonzalo Higuain.
Mattia Caldara made his Milan debut in a 1-0 Europa League win over Dudelange and assured he “learns something new” every day.
Milan found it harder than expected to beat Europa League debutants Dudelange in Luxembourg, as Gonzalo Higuain scored the only goal.