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Rossoneri Round-up for 15 June: Gattuso: Milan ‘will sign important player in midfield’

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Milan will still be active in the transfer market, even with a possible FFP penalty looming over the team’s heads.

Gennaro Gattuso even identified a few target areas, as the club is looking for a midfielder and a winger.

Gattuso said yesterday:

It’s not a secret, we’ll definitely sign an important player in midfield and, if possible, we have to do something up-front to offer an alternative to Suso.

If we want to play 4-3-3 we have [Hakan] Calhanoglu and [Fabio] Borini on the left, but Suso doesn’t have a backup.

Obviously it’s not nice to live with uncertainty, but right now we have to be calm and wait for what UEFA decide.

I think I have a cohesive team, and that’s very important for us

Rino isn’t one to throw his players under the bus or say that they aren’t good enough, so if he’s saying he’d like another “important” midfielder, then he must really want one. Anyway, we’ll see what happens.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Bologna are apparently interested in Leo Stulac from Venezia and Jonathan Calleri from dodgy club Deportivo Maldonado. []

Chievo Verona have sold Samuel Bastien to Standard Liege. []

Take a look at some possible Milan jersey leaks. [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

Santos Laguna defender Nestor Araujo is going to RC Celta Vigo in La Liga. [FMF State of Mind]

An American makes the case why other Americans should root for Mexico in this year’s World Cup. [FMF State of Mind]

Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 to kick off the World Cup. [The Independent]

Despite a goofy video, Antoine Griezmann shocked many people by deciding to stay at Atlético Madrid. [Into The Calderon]

Nottingham Forest signed a pair of players from Benfica, Diogo Goncalves and Joao Carvalho. [Nottingham Post]