Some team news has arrived from Sky Italia in the hours leading up to Milan’s huge game against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium tonight.
Peppe Di Stefano – Sky Italia’s Milan correspondent – spoke live from Turin (via MilanNews) to give the latest on the Rossoneri squad for tonight’s match against Juve. He confirms that the system head coach Stefano Pioli uses will be a 4-2-3-1 masked as a 4-4-2.
In goal will be Gigio Donnarumma, in all probability also with the captain’s armband, while in defence Fikayo Tomori will appear in place of Alessio Romagnoli alongside Simon Kjaer, with Calabria on the right and Theo Hernandez on the left.
In the midfield it will be the all-African double pivot of Ismael Bennacer and Franck Kessie while Brahim Diaz will be together with Alexis Saelemaekers and Hakan Calhanoglu as the trident behind the centre-forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, hoping to break his Allianz Stadium duck.
Probable Milan XI (4-2-3-1): Donnarumma; Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Theo Hernandez; Bennacer, Kessie; Saelemaekers, Diaz, Calhanoglu; Ibrahimovic.