There will be a number of rotations as Yunus Musah and Tommaso Pobega start in midfield while Samuel Chukwueze gets a second consecutive start on the right wing as Christian Pulisic returns from injury but is deployed on the left wing.
The big question will be ‘can Luka Jovic step up?’ The striker will be facing his former club where he rediscovered some form scoring 13 goals with them last season. He has not performed for Milan and will need to deliver as Olivier Giroud is suspended and Noah Okafor is injured. It will be a tough one to face his old team but will have the San Siro roaring in support of him.
Rossoneri fans will be most excited about the inclusion of 15 year old youth player Francesco Camarda in the match squad. The youngster has played a few games with the Primavera and even scored a stunning bicycle kick in the UEFA Youth League against PSG. He has 7 goals and 2 assists in 13 games this season. He is well known for having scored 485 goals for Milan’s academy in 89 games. He will wear no. 83 for the game.
Expected Line Up (4-3-3): Maignan, Calabria, Thiaw, Tomori, Hernandez, Musah, Reijnders, Pobega, Chukwueze, Jovic, Pulisic.