Derby showdown an opportunity for AC Milan to make a statement
Former AC Milan midfielder Demetrio Albertini has described the Milan derby as something special as they prepare to face Inter in Serie A.
The last time these two giants of Italian football crossed paths, they played out an extraordinary and historic Derby della Madonnina.
On April 15, AC Milan and Inter clashed in the first lunchtime kick-off in the history of the fixture, just days after Yonghong Li had completed his takeover of the former to officially put both side sides under Chinese ownership. With the Chinese viewership in mind, a predicted 862,000,000-strong tuned in to what turned out to be a superb spectacle.
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