The top scorer of the Italian championship (10 buts) had injured his left thigh on November 22 in Naples (3-1) and will therefore miss his fourth game on Sunday-evening (two in the Europa League, two in the league).
AC Milan, unbeaten Serie A leaders, will also be robbed on Sunday evening of Portuguese striker Rafael Leao, who has been injured for more than two weeks, and Danish defender Simon Kjaer, who injured a thigh in the Euopa League against Celtic on Thursday. Glasgow (4-2), Stefano Pioli said at a press conference.
“We haven’t won anything yet”, coach Rossonero reminded reporters who asked him if AC Milan could become a surprise champion of the season, like Leicester who won the Premier League in 2016 with Claudio Ranieri on the bench. , now coach of Sampdoria.
“It’s not necessarily impossible to imitate Leicester’s case, though something like that is really very difficult. We are only at the beginning of the championship, we only think about one game at a time ”, he added cautiously.
AC Milan has not lost in the Italian league since the resumption of competitions in June, following its suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, ie 21 games (16 wins, 5 matches) over last season and the current one. All competitions added together, his only home defeat was against Lille (0-3) on November 5 in C3.