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Rossoneri Round-up for February 13th: AC Milan prepares for Ludogorets with “high intensity” training

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Milan did “high intensity” training today.

Milan’s Europa League adventure continues this week, as they take on Ludogorets in Bulgaria on Thursday. Hopefully the club takes these matches seriously, as some good wins in Europe, even if it’s just the Europa League, are still valuable experience for the players at the club.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Three key numbers from Milan’s win over SPAL. [AC Milan Offside]

A look back at the founding of AC Milan. [AC Milan Offside]

Juventus coach Max Allegri said that his team selection against Tottenham Hotspur will depend on “how he feels when he wakes up.” []

The LFP says it will “investigate” reports that Mario Ballotelli was racially abused by fans this past weekend. Don’t hold your breath. []

World Football Links

Liga MX teams and players protested the reported decision by the FMF to “suspended” promotion and relegation in Mexico. [FMF State of Mind]

West Bromwich Albion striker Daniel Sturridge left the match against Chelsea after only three minutes due to injury. West Brom boss Alan Pardew says that Sturridge should return in two weeks. Injuries have plagued the on-loan Liverpool player’s career. []

A look back to February 25th, 2006, when Barcelona forward Samuel Eto’o almost walked off the pitch in protest after racist abuse from the fans at Real Zaragoza. [Stars and Stripes FC]

Little SD Eibar is once again proving the doubters wrong, making an improbable run at the European places in La Liga. [The Guardian]