Reports from Sky per Sempre Milan and Giampaolo's press conference per RossoneriBlog show a strong probability of Ismael Bennacer being benched for Lucas Biglia against Hellas Verona today. Giampaolo is stucking to his guns over the fact that players who have trained more getting the nod.
It would be a huge disappointment to see the Algerian on the bench after his fine performance against Brescia and during the international break. Milan will need to move the ball around quickly to avoid Verona's pressure in the midfield.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
- Our analysis of Milan lining up as a 4-3-3. [AC Milan Offside]
- Check out the latest episode of the Devil Wears Rossonero. [AC Milan Offside]
- Juventus held 0-0 by Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi. [Viola Nation]
- Inter Milan brush aside Udinese in 1-0 victory at home. [Football Italia]
- Napoli ease by in 2-0 victory against Sampdoria via a Dries Mertens brace. [ESPN]
World Football Links
- Norwich City wreck Manchester City 3-2 at home with 8 first team injuries. [The Guardian]
- Bayern Munich held by RB Leipzig while Borussia Dortmund cruise to a 4-0 win. [SuperSport]
- Chelsea's young no.9 Tammy Abraham records a hat-trick and an own goal while Patrick Cutrone gets his first goal for Wolverhampton Wanderers. [Sky Sports]
- Neymar booed by Paris Saint-Germain crowd as he scores 90th minute winner. [BBC]
- Eden Hazard finally makes his Real Madrid debut in 3-2 win. [TSN]