GdS: Probable XIs for Napoli vs. Milan – Pioli to field Bennacer, Tonali and Kessie

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan head coach Stefano Pioli is ready to field Ismael Bennacer, Sandro Tonali and Franck Kessie in the same starting line-up against Napoli, a report claims.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport (via MilanNews), the Rossoneri coach will start Mike Maignan in goal with a back four of Davide Calabria, Pierre Kalulu, Fikayo Tomori and Theo Hernandez. Alessio Romagnoli is not expected to recover in time.

Bennacer and Tonali will be back in the double pivot together for the first time in three games, with Alexis Saelemaekers tipped to keep his place on the right wing and Franck Kessie the attacking midfielder. Rafael Leao and Olivier Giroud then complete the attack, keeping their spot in the side.

Probable Milan XI (4-2-3-1): Maignan; Calabria, Kalulu, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Bennacer, Tonali; Saelemaekers, Kessie, Leao; Giroud.

Probable Napoli XI (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Koulibaly, Mario Rui; Fabian Ruiz, Lobotka; Politano, Zielinski, Insigne; Osimhen.

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