AC Milan sporting director gives his full support to Vincenzo Montella

AC Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli has dismissed suggestions that the Rossoneri are considering the position of Vincenzo Montella. Recent speculation suggested that the Italian could be dismissed from his head coach role with Gennaro Gattuso likely to take charge under the end of the season.

However, following Milan’s 2-0 triumph over Sassuolo, Mirabelli insisted that Montella is secure in his position, although the Rossoneri would have preferred a much stronger start to the season, he told Mediaset, “Believe it or not, these are things which are only part of your world; they are journalistic creations. We are involved in a league season and we’re not looking at what’s going on elsewhere.”
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Berlusconi says foreign imports not to blame for Italy woes

As the inquest into Italy’s failure to make the World Cup for the first time since 1958 continues, former AC Milan supremo Silvio Berlusconi has gone against the more common theory that the growing number of overseas players in the Italian game is to blame.

Their exit from the finals has dominated Italian news since the evenings itself and many reasons have been bandied about and there have been suggestions that a result of their failure would be to cap the number on non-Italians being allowed to play in Serie A.
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