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Rossoneri Round-up for 17 February: Milan’s Gattuso: ‘we need to believe in what we’re doing’

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Gennaro Gattuso spoke to Milan TV after the win over Atalanta yesterday.

On the subject of the team, Gattuso said:

Results are helping us, they’re bringing enthusiasm. I like the feeling at Milanello, there’s a positive atmosphere. We need to continue like this and work with a sense of calm. We’re keeping our feet on the ground, we need to believe in what we’re doing.

Gattuso, if nothing else, has shown that he can motivate these players. Perhaps this team is ready to go on a run and grab a Champions League spot after all.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Our friends over at Serpents of Madonnina have some thoughts about the dispute between Mauro Icardi and Inter Milan. [Serpents of Madonnina]

Milan beat Atalanta 3-1 to further solidify a Champions League spot. [AC Milan Offside]

New Milan kits reportedly leaked. [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

Santos Laguna heaped more misery on Cruz Azul, as they beat last season’s Liguilla finalists in CDMX to leave La Maquina in 12th place with only eight points after seven matches. [FMF State of Mind]

Monterrey came from behind and got a late winner over Monarcas Morelia to stay on top of the table in Mexico’s Liga MX. [FMF State of Mind]

Millwall beat London rivals AFC Wimbledon to advance in the FA Cup, with its fans ready to annoy another set of fans in the next round. [BBC.com]

Manchester City beat Newport County to advance in the FA Cup. [BBC.com]

Brighton & Hove Albion beat Derby County 2-1 to advance in the FA Cup. [BBC.com]