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Rossoneri7
Posted on: Jul 6 2019, 08:42 PM


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Is Kessie still at Milan? If yes, will he be sold?
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Posted on: Jul 2 2019, 03:35 PM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jul 2 2019, 06:25 PM) *
Dejan Lovren?! Are you guys serious?

Ricardo Rodriguez to Barca?!

Have I slipped into a parallel universe?


Is Maldini the new Galliani?
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Posted on: Jun 29 2019, 07:20 PM


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Whatever it is, the new owners chose this punishment to have a clean slate. Going forward the losses that Milan had on its books is erased and it will be the management and new owners responsibility to adhere to FFP going forward.

The mercato is approaching and by end of August you will know to what extend they could spend.
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Posted on: Jun 29 2019, 02:10 PM


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QUOTE (CrazyMilanFan @ Jun 29 2019, 04:42 PM) *
So now we can spend freely (if we have the money) and if we qualify for UCL next season there wouldn't be any issues for 2 years now right?


No we can't spend freely, it has to be calculated. If Milan gets into UEFA competitions next year then FFP will be an issue again, just that aggregate losses from season 15-17 and 16-18 won't be haunting the club again as the club took its punishment.

At least that's how I understand it.

If the club spends freely now, next year the club faces the same issue all over again.
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Posted on: Jun 29 2019, 09:04 AM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jun 29 2019, 12:00 AM) *
The fact Milan have been barred from UEL (would have been UCL had we made it) barely makes a ripple now.

Same way Chelsea's transfer ban wasn't really considered relevant by anyone.

In three days we're building a new stadium, possibly demolishing San Siro and we're barred from Europe and literally no one cares.

Oh how we've fallen (IMG:style_emoticons/default/sad.gif)


As I understand it Milan we're scrutinised for breaching FFP in the seasons 2015-17 and 2016-18. And the only way to Waive it off is to accept punishment of being barred from UEFA competitions for one season.

Facts are stubborn things, and as things stand Milan had accumulated losses during those periods which were not reversable. So taking that into consideration, Milan starts on a clean slate.

I think there is some good here.

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Posted on: Jun 22 2019, 07:14 PM


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New management team and another new beginning.

The team restarts again from the bottom and this will definitely be a long road to the top.
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Posted on: Jun 14 2019, 07:13 PM


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If history is willing to put on shorts and charge down San Siro Im all for it Pippo (IMG:style_emoticons/default/tongue.gif)
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Posted on: Jun 14 2019, 07:09 PM


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Slack is website based, used it on a project the team was working on when we were across continents.

Its free, you could give it a go now and see how it feels.

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Posted on: Jun 14 2019, 06:14 AM


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Slack works too!
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Posted on: Jun 12 2019, 09:28 PM


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Danny I think we should have a WhatsApp group instead of the forum. Not sure what is going on with Mike and how the site is being catered to.
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Posted on: Jun 11 2019, 03:25 PM


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FI states that Milan five year losses amount to 413M euros. This season alone Milan lost 100M.
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Posted on: Jun 3 2019, 03:15 AM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jun 3 2019, 04:53 AM) *
The club has history for making up 'youth projects' as a byword for not having a plan at all.


That's it isn't it. Berlusconi and Galliani put the club on that track before it was sold as the only viable means to meet FFP. Then Li came in and overpaid, overpaying lead the club to fall under FFP scrutiny. So back to the youth project.

Its not about not having a plan, just that it won't be the same Milan we grew up with. That is all
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Posted on: Jun 2 2019, 11:51 PM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jun 3 2019, 12:44 AM) *
He would. We wasted how much in the summer of 2017? And we still have enough money to buy one or two quality players like a Piatek etc.

If we can scrimp together a budget approaching 50M-100M and sell a lot of the trash we have we could have enough for him to work with.

All he needs is a few key players - look at the absolute pennies he had at Inter in 2008. He barely acquired a single half decent player yet turned that lot into the kings of Europe. Same with Porto.

The man has been a miracle worker in his career, but only in the right environment. And Italy definitely suits him.


If we do sell Donna and a couple of others he might have something to work with. But the strategy of the club is to focus on youth and homegrown players. Hence why I have a doubt on Mourinho coming in.

We'll see I guess
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Posted on: Jun 2 2019, 09:19 PM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jun 3 2019, 12:13 AM) *
Can't stand the man but I'd say he's the only choice. No one can make us play defensive winning football like he would.

It didn't suit Utd or Madrid hence he 'failed' there, but Chelsea, Inter and Porto? Perfect.

If this club went all out to get the man, I'd pay attention.


Wouldn't he demand a transfer kitty? After all isn't he famous for coining the phrase `No eggs, no omelettes. ... They are class one, two or three and some are more expensive than others and some give you better omelettes. When the class one eggs are not available you have a problem`
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Posted on: Jun 2 2019, 09:05 PM


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QUOTE (Fillipo Simone @ Jun 2 2019, 11:51 PM) *
Inzaghi could be an option and I rate him over Giampaolo at any time. Why do we really even bother considering him? I'd rather take Frank Rijkaard who hasn't coached for years (a proper team) over him.

Jardim was linked to Milan, but that seems to be not happening. Why not try out Laurent Blanc? Or someone with more experience: perhaps even Claudio Ranieri?


Giampaolo is Maldini choice I believe or that is what's circulating in the media at least.


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Posted on: Jun 1 2019, 10:44 PM


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QUOTE (Danny @ Jun 2 2019, 01:27 AM) *
I think Milan's glory days are gone. I think it will be half a century before this club is back at the top of the food chain. maybe never. Look at Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Villa. All of them were European giants, English champions, you name it 30+ years ago. All are as good as dead now, and Villa only just scraped their way back to EPL this season.

Nah, Milan are gone and there's no bringing them back. Not any time in what counts reasonably as 'soon'.

I'll still keep an eye out for their progress but unless their matches are on live tv and I've got a space in my schedule I won't be watching much. My interactions will mostly be on here.


Understood. It really boils down to scaling back to what you can afford. Silvio did well to sell the club, Elliott put in just 300M to get Milan, and that in the space of less than a year.

Elliott will start getting Milanís financials in order and then find a buyer.

The club is in transition and I totally understand when you say you wont be tuning in because there is not much to look forward to to be honest.
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Posted on: Jun 1 2019, 02:38 AM


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Back to the drawing board for Milan. Ambitions of CL, challenging for Serie A and the likes are shelved.

The club have a new strategy, one put forward last by Silvio and Galliani, to focus on youth, to balance the books and to operate within the clubs financial capacity. Responsibly.

That means Milan are to downsize. Unlike the path Li initiated, Milan are now going to spend what they earn. From the looks of it, Milan needs to sell to get ride of the high salaries. Players like Suso and Donna, Calhanoglu and Silva will have to move on to raise at least 100M to be good with UEFA and plug in a small transfer kitty to fix some gaps. Then the ultimate focus is developing the youth.

So you are looking at 4-5 years of development before anything bears fruit.

Add to that a new stadium (either San Siro gets a revamp or completely new site), which would put a dent to the clubs already tight financials and extend the waiting time for the fans.

Oh happy days
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Posted on: May 26 2019, 11:57 PM


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Season draws to a close. Milan in EL, while FFP could pull us out of Europe all together.

The team will most likely loose a player or two and have to restart again next year. Atalanta did a great job this season and they fully deserve to be in the CL.

On to next year.

Mods you may close the summer transfer thread.
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Posted on: May 26 2019, 04:49 PM


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I must have missed something... That's great! Cause its a load of rubbish having to play qualifiers. This should definitely bring the quality of the tournament up.
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Posted on: May 25 2019, 08:04 PM


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With PSG and City it is more to do with their sponsorships. As both sponsors are sovereigns and as such FFP has a loop hole there. So for instance, if Elliott has a business that sponsors Milan and that deal is a mega deal (the likes of the former) then it slips through the FFP loop hole.

Not fair yes, but the rules need to be amended to disallow it.

On to tomorrow's match, Atalanta would most likely win their game, but inter are up against Empoli who want to secure safety so for Milan to qualify to CL they need to win and Empoli win as well.
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Posted on: May 20 2019, 01:25 AM


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An intense last round of Serie A for Milan, Atlanta, inter and Roma.

Taking it down the wire does create suspense like no other. But Atlanta deserve to take the CL place as they have been on a fenominal run. Much respect.
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Posted on: May 15 2019, 06:15 PM


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A lot depends on CL.

This thread will only be attractive and exciting if Milan cements 4th place, even then there is the qualifiers. Otherwise the club will have to put some players up for sale
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Posted on: May 8 2019, 12:18 PM


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Nope, just Ancelotti of course
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Posted on: May 8 2019, 08:31 AM


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Danny wouldn't call it a new order. Just that Barca and Madrid are too used to winning while those you mentioned have more fire under their belly in addition to a current crop of good players who play amazing football. That is all.

Come next year and the final of CL would most likely feature Madrid or Barca.

The phase Milan is going through is normal its just that us fans don't have the patiance to allow room for growth. As it stands we have waited a lot now. While take Spurs as an example, they have not won anything for years yet they stuck with the same manager. Case in point Klopp, after last year's run, had the Liverpool fans been Milan fans they'd be calling for his scalp.

Then... Oh well you get the point
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Posted on: Apr 29 2019, 11:51 AM


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Galliani's doing!
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