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Understanding the mess in Milan

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AC Milan forced to land free transfers as uncertainty around club halts progress

Gab Marcotti explains the saga unfolding at Milan after owner Li Yonghong missed a deadline to repay an investment by Elliott Management.
Exclusive: UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin tells Gab Marcotti the governing body will do everything to ensure a fair financial playing field.

This time last year, AC Milan supporters couldn't believe how quickly the club was concluding their business in the transfer market. It seemed as though a new signing arrived almost every week with 11 in total joining to mark the beginning of the Yonghong Li era.

CEO Marco Fassone and sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli were keen to reiterate that the strategy was to assemble a talented, young squad capable of opening up a new cycle. Coupled with the homegrown starlets already in the side,...

AC Milan's European expulsion, ownership fiasco: Understanding the mess in Milan

Gab Marcotti explains the saga unfolding at Milan after owner Li Yonghong missed a deadline to repay an investment by Elliott Management.

Away from the World Cup, between Milan, New York, London, Nyon and Lausanne, decisions are being made that will affect the future of AC Milan, winners of seven European Cups. It was a messy situation to begin with, and one that's only getting messier. Here's an attempt to make sense of it:

Q: So, first things first, Milan have been kicked out of European play, right?

A: Yes, at least for now. UEFA's Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) announced Wednesday that they will be excluded from European competition...


AC Milan celebrate Paolo Maldini on Champions League legend's 50th birthday

Paolo Maldini lifted the European Cup with AC Milan for a fifth time in 2007
Paolo Maldini has won the European Cup as many times as each of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Liverpool.

AC Milan paid tribute to Paolo Maldini on Tuesday as the club legend celebrated his 50th birthday.

Maldini's 24 years with the Milan first team mean he has spent almost half of his five decades on earth representing the Rossoneri, and many of his former teammates paid tribute to the ex-Italy captain's glorious career.

Milan tweeted a moving collage of portrait images from every season he was at the club, which basically just shows his change of hairstyles -- all perfectly in place -- while his face...

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AC Milan hope World Cup sparks Andre Silva into life after tough season

From the group stage to the final, find out who ESPN FC's Stewart Robson has lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia.

With the World Cup upon us, all eyes will be on events in Russia over the next few weeks with AC Milan keeping a close watch over their contingent of stars featuring in the tournament.

Ricardo Rodriguez, Cristian Zapata, Lucas Biglia and Nikola Kalinic among others will all be taking part, but perhaps centre of attention for most of the Rossoneri faithful will be Portugal forward Andre Silva.

The 22-year-old endured a difficult first season with Milan, managing just 10 goals and two assists in 40...

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AC Milan await FFP fate but Romagnoli deal a boost to a club in limbo

AC Milan's summer has been shrouded in doubt as they await their hearing with the UEFA adjudicatory chamber later this month. After an apparent breach of financial fair play regulations, their transfer plans are on hold.

Ongoing question marks over owner Yonghong Li have raised concern once again, and whether or not the Rossoneri will be in a strong position to bring in quality reinforcements ahead of next season remains to be seen.

For all the negativity the financial situation has created though,...

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Donnarrumma AC Milan future, reject Romagnoli offers and sign three players: Milan's transfer rules

After an enthralling summer last year, which saw AC Milan sign 11 new players, expectations and optimism at the club were high. However, the Rossoneri weren't able to live up to the enthusiasm generated by their off-the-field activity after finishing sixth in Serie A again while ending up trophyless.

With a crucial summer ahead to ensure they don't fall short next season, there are key factors that will need to be sorted out in the squad in order to put Gennaro Gattuso in the best possible position...