Gonzalo Higuain had some things to say about him being a “mentor” to Patrick Cutrone.
#ACMilan striker Gonzalo Higuain is “proud” if Patrick Cutrone looks up to him, but “i don’t consider myself a teacher for anyone”. https://t.co/kmxXbZxYey pic.twitter.com/vPr0D3tHHP— footballitalia (@footballitalia) October 18, 2018
Speaking to Milan TV, Higuain said:
I don’t consider myself a teacher for anyone.
If he sees me as an example that makes me proud, it means I’ve done well in my career. If I can be useful in coaching him then I’m pleased to do it.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
Serpents of Madonnina, the SBNation Inter Milan blog, answered some questions ahead of the match on Sunday. [AC Milan Offside]
Sunday’s derby showcase two Argentina international number 9s. [Serpents of Madonnina]
Arsenal have reportedly entered the race for Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella. [Football-Italia.net]
World Football Links
A look at what Atlanta United’s Tata Martino can bring to the Mexico national team, if he is hired as reports suggest he will be. [FMF State of Mind]
A pioneer of women’s football in Mexico was murdered. [FMF State of Mind]
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa sees his donations to Newell’s Old Boys as paying off a debt. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
Marco Silva explains his transfer strategy at Everton. [Royal Blue Mersey]
There will be a new NISA team in Philadelphia starting in 2019 that will compete with the Philadelphia Union. [Brotherly Game]