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Rossoneri Round-up for 5 February: Scaroni says nice things about Milan’s Gattuso & Piatek

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Milan President Paolo Scaroni had some nice things to say about Gennaro Gattuso and Kryzsztof Piatek.

Scaroni said:

Piatek has scored many goals in Genoa, Krakow and Milan. I’m happy with the atmosphere that has been created, both for Piatek and Paqueta, but also for everyone else.

We have become a team, and that’s thanks to Gattuso first and foremost. The team moves in unison.

Gattuso is Gattuso. The character he had as a player, he has as a Coach. He has the players on his side and we owe him a lot. The season is full of pitfalls, just think of the injuries. Slowly we are moving in the right direction.

While Scaroni’s not exactly Gattuso’s boss, he is one of the top people at Milan, so keeping him happy will go a long way towards guaranteeing gainful employment for Gattuso.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

AS Roma and Zaniolo are reportedly working on a new contract. [Chiesa di Totti]

A look at Fiorentina’s 1-1 draw with Udinese. [Viola Nation]

Marek Hamsik has left Napoli to join Chinese club Dalian Yifang. [The Siren’s Song]

World Football Links

Pumas UNAM played almost an hour with 10 men, yet were still able to get a 1-1 draw with high-flying Monterrey in Mexico’s Liga MX. [FMF State of Mind]

West Ham United drew 1-1 with Liverpool. [Brace The Hammer]

Leganes scored a late winner over Rayo Vallecano despite being down to 10 men in a Madrid derby. [Sky Sports]

Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings will face no further action after his boot sliced up the face of Reading FC Nelson Oliveira. [7500 to Holte]

One Everton fan is noticing that Wolverhampton seem to be building something special and hopes his club is taking note. [Royal Blue Mersey]