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Rossoneri Round-up for 20 November: Will Zlatan stay or will he go now? Just get it over with

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Alright, this has gone on long enough.

Most Milan fans and, if reports are to be believed, the management at Milan want Zlatan Ibrahimovic back at the San Siro. Great, so either he’s gonna leave MLS and the LA Galaxy or he’s not. Simple, right?

Of course not.

The rumors have gone on for weeks, if not months, now, with various reports saying he’s staying or that he’s going, blah, blah, blah.

Listen, if Zlatan wants to come back to Milan, great. But seriously, this isn’t 2012 Zlatan, this is post-knee surgery Zlatan, and while he’s tore it up in MLS, so has Bradley Wright-Phillips, and I don’t see anyone clamoring for him to come to Italy. If Zlatan doesn’t come, Milan will just go out and buy someone else, whatever. The rumors have gone on long enough, it’s getting silly at this point.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Juventus reportedly plotting a move for Mexico international Hector Herrera. [FMF State of Mind]

Giacomo Bonaventura will reportedly be out for the season. [AC Milan Offside]

Frederico Chiesa will fill in as Fiorentina captain while German Pezzella is out. [Viola Nation]

A look back on some of the AS Roma names from a 2017 Guardian list of top 50 Serie A prospects. [Chiesa di Totti]

World Football Links

FC Cincinnati comfortable with plan for inaugural MLS season. []

What Xolos fans can expect from Oscar Pareja. [FMF State of Mind]

Virgil Van Dijk scored a last-minute equalizer to recap an incredible comeback from The Netherlands to draw with Germany. []

The Philadelphia Union trimmed their roster today, cutting over 40% of their payroll in the process. [Brotherly Game]