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With 18 officially recognized UEFA and FIFA titles, A.C. Milan or simply Milan, is the second most successful club in the world in terms of number of international titles. Milan has won a joint record of three Intercontinental Cups and one of its successor, the FIFA Club World Cup. Milan have also won the European Cup/Champions League on seven occasions, second only to Real Madrid. They have also won the UEFA Super Cup a joint record five times and the Cup Winners’ Cup twice. Milan has won every major competition in which it has competed, with the exception of the Europa League (in this competition they have lost two semi-finals in 1972 and in 2002). Domestically, with 18 league titles Milan is the joint-second most successful club in Serie A behind Juventus (31 titles), along with local rivals Inter. They have also won the Coppa Italia five times, as well as a joint record six Supercoppa Italiana triumphs.

Serie A 2016/17 Fixtures Released

The Serie A fixtures for 2016-17 have finally been released. The new season kicks off on August 20-21 with two headline matchups as Juventus v Fiorentina is an age-old rivalry and Milan v Torino sees Sinisa Mihajlovic face his former club. Dates of the big derbies are: 20 November 2016 and 15 April 2017: Derby [...]

At the introduction of new manager Vincenzo Montella on Thursday, AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani was asked about the Rossoneri's summer transfer plans. Milan have been strongly linked with a move for Croatia starlet Marko Pjaca, but Galliani refused to discuss the club’s transfer intentions saying: “We prefer not to get into football specifics today,” [...]

AC Milan Sign Gianluca Lapadula

AC Milan have officially signed last season's star Serie B striker Gianluca Lapadula for a reported €9 million, beating Napoli and Juventus. The signature marks a dramatic rise for Lapadula who was playing in Italy's third division just two years ago, scoring 21 goals for Teramo. The 26-year-old set the secondary Italian championship ablaze with [...]

Roma Make El Shaarawy Signing Permanent

Not a surprise to see that AS Roma have completed the permanent signing of forward Stephan El Shaarawy from AC Milan. The 230year-old El Shaarawy initially joined the Giallorossi on loan in January with an option to buy – an option that the club exercised on Tuesday. The club paid €13 million as part of [...]

No surprise to see that CIES Football Observatory has Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo as its three most valuable players in the world. What is surprising is that they have Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane and Anthony Martial all valued ahead of Luis Suarez. The values of the players are based on several different variables [...]

Serie A Forces Clubs To Go Italian

In response to last season's Inter v Udinese match in which neither team featured an Italian in their starting lineup, Serie A has decided to make sure that is unlikely to happen again. Starting from next season Serie A will require squads to include four youth team players and four players with a background in [...]

Some people never know when to shut-up and AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi is one of one. Berlusconi was talking about his proposed sale of a 70% stake in Milan to a Chinese conglomerate, and the could not stop himself from taking a dig at the club’s supporters. “There are still negotiations. I confess I [...]

Premier League side West Ham United have reportedly made an offer of €21 million for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca with the Serie A side holding out for €26 million. According to Sky Sport Italia, West Ham are ready to sign Bacca after the Colombian expressed a willingness to seek pastures new, providing he receives [...]

Juventus made history in Rome on Saturday as they beat AC Milan 1-0 in the Coppa Italia final to become the first Italian club to achieve back to back domestic doubles. The Bianconeri wrapped up the Scudetto earlier this month, and Massimiliano Allegri added another piece of silverware to the cabinet to complete back-to-back doubles [...]

Berlusconi Threatens Not To Pay Players

The AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has often hit the headlines for astonishing comments or behavior and that’s happened once again. The former Italian prime minister was obviously not impressed with Milan’s season as they finished a disappointing seventh place in Serie A - not enough to qualify for a Europa League spot via their [...]