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Rossoneri Round-up for 8 July: Halilovic ‘can’t wait’ to put on the famous Milan shirt

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The World Cup might still be going on, but Milan’s started their training camp, getting ready for preseason. And while there hasn’t been a ton of movement for Milan, at least one new face is in camp.

Alen Halilovic, who came to Milan after his contract was cancelled by Hamburger SV, wrote on Instagram:

I would like to thank my former clubs Las Palmas and Hamburger SV for everything, now it’s time for a new chapter in my career.

Now I’m a player of Milan! Such a big club with a great history. I really can’t wait to wear this legendary jersey and do my best for the Rossoneri! Forza Milan!

At least one player is excited about the future at Milan, right?

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Have you seen the new kit? It’s nice. [AC Milan Offside]

New AS Roma signings William Bianda and Ante Coric were introduced to the press and public yesterday. [Chiesa di Totti]

West Ham United have been frustrated by Lazio’s transfer price for Felipe Anderson, so they’ve reportedly dropped their interest in the Brazilian. []

World Football Links

England beat Sweden 2-0 and advanced to the semi-finals of the World Cup. []

Jordan Pickford kept a clean sheet for England against Sweden. [Royal Blue Mersey]

Croatia got past Russia on penalties after drawing 1-1 in regular time and 2-2 after extra time. [Sky Sports]

Now that Mexico is home, it turns out that 44.000 fans traveled to Russia to see them play in the World Cup. [FMF State of Mind]

Club America’s Jeremy Menez is out for the season after suffering an injury to his ACL. [FMF State of Mind]