CorSera: Milan’s final sprint begins – an acceleration is needed to net €50m windfall

By Oliver Fisher -

Today marks the first of 10 games for AC Milan between now and the end of the season, a crucial stretch to decide the fate of what has been an excellent campaign thus far.

As reported in today’s edition of il Corriere della Sera (via MilanNews), it is the hour of truth for Milan and while winning the Scudetto remains a dream, the concrete goal is simply to return to the Champions League via a top four finish.

The Rossoneri need the €50m in revenue that returning to the elite European club competition brings but above all, the club wants to regain their status among . Today’s opponent, Ranieri’s Sampdoria, is one of those difficult ones but with a victor Ibra and his team-mates could put some pressure on the teams around them who play today.

Milan face Sampdoria today, then Parma, Genoa and Sassuolo in the games following before the big game against Lazio at the Olimpico. The hour of truth is now, and Milan are playing for one target in the sprint finish with the possibility of getting an even bigger one.

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