Montella’s Milan ready to face Higuain-less Napoli; Juventus travel to Lazio
ESPN FC’s Gab Marcotti explains if any team in Serie A can prevent Juventus from winning a sixth straight league title.
As a football aesthete, perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Vincenzo Montella preferred the total football played by Arrigo Sacchi’s Milan, even at a time when Napoli, his hometown team, were winning league titles with Diego Maradona.
The young Montella had a Marco van Basten poster on his bedroom wall and, while he never fulfilled his dream of playing for the Rossoneri, now finds himself in charge at San Siro: “One of the first things (Milan vice-president) Adriano Galliani said to me…
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