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Rossoneri Round-up for 5 November: Gattuso is ‘happy with how the team is holding up’

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Gennato Gattuso spoke after the match about a few things, including that he was happy with the performance of the team. He was also happy about how the team was dealing with the injury crisis at the team.

Gattuso told Milan TV:

We still lack that spark, it was evident in Romagnoli’s goal. We got lucky, in Serie A it is rare to see five passes in front of the post. When you create chances you have to finalize them. I want more flair from Castillejo even though today he was phenomenal. I will gladly keep today’s performance. I am happy with how the team is holding up, I am happy with how the goal was created: a team that is not physically fit can not pull this off. Some of our boys are out due to injury and we need everyone to put in an extra effort.

And now, Milan is also dealing with a potential loss of Gonzalo Higuain. So, yeah, great.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

A recap of Fiorentina’s 1-1 draw with AS Roma. [Viola Nation]

Hakan Calhanoglu has reportedly been attracting attention from the Bundesliga and could make a retun to Germany in the January transfer window. [AC Milan Offside]

Suso is reportedly in the transfer crosshairs of Real Madrid, so Milan are looking to give him a new contract with a larger buy-out clause. [AC Milan Offside]

A dramatic stoppage-time winner from Alessio Romagnoli gave Milan three points against Udinese. [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

In Mexico’s Liga MX, Monterrey beat bottom of the table Veracruz 2-0 to hopefully cement a place in the Liguilla. [FMF State of Mind]

Querétaro kept their own Liguilla dreams alive with a 2-1 victory over Santos Laguna. [FMF State of Mind]

Wayne Rooney is set for a farewell match from England as the Three Lions take on the United States, where Rooney now plays with D.C. United. [BBC.com]

Leicester City beat Cardiff City 1-0. [Fosse Posse]