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Rossoneri Round-up for 21 December: Cutrone getting upset about being subbed off isn’t a thing

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Let’s not make this a thing.

Patrick Cutrone was upset about being substituted off against Bologna, and considering the team hasn’t scored in two straight Serie A matches, who can blame him?

Quoted by Calciomercato.com, Cutrone said:

It was all over in a flash. I know I was wrong, so I explained to the Coach that it was a misunderstanding.

I have already apologised to him and the whole squad. I was hurt and there was a misunderstanding with the bench over whether I was able to continue or not.

I take the blame, but every player wants to be out there and my desire was to give a bigger contribution to the team.

This isn’t a thing and shouldn’t be treated as such. Cutrone is passionate and bleeds rossonero so he’s always going to want to be on the pitch. Isn’t it better to have someone who cares than someone who goes through the motions?

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Milan are reportedly considering selling Hakan Calhanoglu to fund a move for Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas. [AC Milan Offside]

Did Zlatan Ibrahimovic use interest from Milan to get an improved deal from the LA Galaxy? [AC Milan Offside]

Tactical review of Milan’s 0-0 draw with Bologna. [AC Milan Offside]

It appears that Milan will try and build a replacement to the San Siro with Inter Milan. [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

Philadelphia Union pair Auston Trusty and Mark McKenzie were called up to the United States National Team for a January training camp. [Brotherly Game]

Everton’s new stadium might allow for safe standing areas. [Royal Blue Mersey]

The current situation with Mesut Ozil is entirely the fault of Arsenal. [The Short Fuse]

Aston Villa have reportedly finally succeeded with a bid for Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic from Gent. [7500 to Holte]