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Rossoneri Round-up for 4 April: Milan’s Lucas Paqueta reportedly out for a month

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Lucas Paqueta, along with Krzysztof Piatek, changed Milan’s season after he joined during the winter transfer window, but it now appears that he’s set to miss some time after being injured during the match against Udinese on Tuesday night.

He’s reportedly going to miss a month, but Milan’s timelines for recovery are usually suspect and there is no guarantee that he’ll be back in that kind of time frame. Paqueta’s ability to be a creative force and start attacks in midfield will be sorely missed during his time out, as Milan don’t really have another player who can do the things that he can. Hopefully Milan can find a way to get results and hold onto a Champions League spot in his absence, that starts with a tough match on Saturday.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Fiorentina drew 2-2 with AS Roma. [Viola Nation]

Milan player ratings from the 1-1 draw with struggling Udinese. [AC Milan Offside]

Mauro Icardi returned for Inter Milan powered the Nerazzurri to a 4-0 victory over Genoa. [Serpents of Madoninna]

The racist abuse aimed at Juventus forward Moise Kean means that Italian football is learning nothing. [SBNation.com]

World Football Links

Recap of last week in Liga MX Femenil. [FMF State of Mind]

Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the opening match of the new Tottenham stadium. [Cartilage Free Captain]

Wolverhampton will reported make Mexico international striker Raul Jimenez the club’s record signing, finalizing a deal to buy him from Benfica for £30 million. [BBC.com]

Chelsea blanked Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0. [BBC.com]