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Stefano Pioli recognises Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s importance to Milan but insists his team’s improvement since January is not solely down to his signing.
AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli has brushed off Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s angry reaction to being substituted in the 5-1 win over Bologna, saying only that the 38-year-old needs to avoid over-exerting himself amid a crowded fixture list.
The striker returned to the San Siro as a free agent in January until the end of the season after leaving LA Galaxy, but he has had clashes with chief executive Ivan Gazidis over the direction of the Serie A side.
Adrien Rabiot and Cristiano Ronaldo put Juve ahead early in the second half, but the Italian champions were then blown away by a brilliant Milan display as Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored and had an assist for the home side.
Veteran forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, starting his first match since the coronavirus stoppage, converted a penalty to help AC Milan to an emphatic 3-0 win at Lazio on Saturday, severely denting the Serie A title hopes of their ragged opponents.
Arsenal are progressing in positive contract talks with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who wants to stay at the club, according to reports.
AC Milan coach, Stefano Pioli, has said that Zlatan Ibrahimovic won’t be in the squad for today’s meeting with AS Roma.’
“Ibrahimovic is a champion, the team improved a great deal with his arrival, but come the end of the season we need to sit down and discuss the situation, including his own state of mind,” Massara told Sky Sport Italia.
Jose Mourinho strongly defended his record of getting the best from top strikers on Monday after criticism the Portuguese manager’s style could see Harry Kane look for pastures new.
The veteran striker signed a short-term deal to return to Milan in January but it appears increasingly unlikely Ibrahimovic will still be at San Siro next season.
Samuel Eto'o has asserted unity across the Inter Milan organisation was the secret to their treble triumph during the 2009-10 season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to Bologna next season but club director Walter Sabatini poured cold water on the idea.
Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi says it was not easy for Jose Mourinho to get the best out of Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan following the forward’s arrival at the Nerazzurri on the backdrop of a broken relationship with his former coach Pep Guardiola.
Utaka signed for French side Montpellier, back in January 2011 and scored his first goal of the team against Ajaccio on 21 September 2011.
The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged culpable homicide in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission a 29-kilometre road linking Ogbia community to Nembe in Bayelsa State.
To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.
The political spectrum of those 12 candidates ranges from localists like Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, who advocate for political autonomy, to moderate pro-democracy figures like Alvin Yeung and Kenneth Leung from the Civil Party that advocates for human rights and rule of law.
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who just recovered from the deadly coronavirus, has fired his Commissioner of Transport, Ekele Nwaohammuo, and the Transition Committee Chairmen of Aba North (Victor Ubani); Aba South (Cherechi Wogu) and Umunneochi (Mathew Ibe).
The Police Command in Plateau has deployed 2,096 personnel to ensure hitch-free and peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
The 22-year-old managed to light up the Championship this past season and his performances have caught the attention of the Premier League clubs.
The Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa has decried resurgence of insecurity in his constituency of Doguwa and Tudun Wada local government areas sharing a border with the Falgore forest.