Gazzetta dello Sport via MilanNews.it are reporting that AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is tuck in the Ivory Coast as he is struggling to find a flight back to Italy. The Milan squad has been recalled to Milan to have enough time to respect the quarantine before the first week of May when training is expected to resume.
@Gazzetta_it : Franck Kessié is struggling to arrange a return from Ivory Coast (he has not yet been able to find a flight). pic.twitter.com/mWWuJ7lx1X— TeamMilanAC (@TeamMilanAC) April 21, 2020
Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reportedly requested to remain in Sweden as he has been training with Stockholm based Hammarby where he owns stakes. The rest of the squad who were abroad have returned to the city.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
- Rossoneri Nation Squads: The Rest of Europe Milan XI. [AC Milan Offside]
- Giacomo Bonaventura might head to Atalanta after Milan. [AC Milan Offside]
- Milan keen on renewing Alessio Romagnoli's contract. [AC Milan Offside]
- Atalanta's Sportiello still positive for coronavirus after a month. [Football Italia]
- Napoli's Milik has Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur as suitors. [Football Italia]
World Football Links
- Wales’ Gareth Bale and his wife donate 500k to NHS charity. [BBC]
- National Leagues in England vote to end the season immediately. [BBC]
- Karius could return to Liverpool after salary row with Besiktas. [The Guardian]
- Germany's Health Minister open to Bundesliga resumption behind closed doors. [Super Sport]
- beIN Sport urge Premier League to block Newcastle United takeover. [Sky Sports]