Substitute, Tuesday, in Liverpool, Olivier Giroud should regain a starting place, Sunday, during the shock against Juventus Turin.
L’AC Milan believed in the feat on Wednesday for his great reunion with the Champions League. Twelve years after their last appearance in C1, the Rossoneri indeed led to the break on the lawn of Anfield before being overthrown by the Reds during the second half. But the Milanese do not have time to mull over this defeat, the first of the season after their three Serie A wins.
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The Lombard club has an appointment on Sunday with the Juventus Turin for the shock of the 4e Serie A day. A poster already crucial since in case of victory, AC Milan could put its rival, beaten twice in the first three days, to 11 points. To do this, Stefano Pioli should rely on Olivier Giroud. Came into play at 62e minute in Liverpool, the tricolor world champion is indeed expected – hoped – to start the meeting.
Deprived of training for ten days due to a positive coronavirus control, the Frenchman made a discreet entry against the Reds but should be the number one offensive asset of the Milanese. Embarrassed by Achilles tendon pain, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is heading towards a new package. « I go from day to day, I have a little problem with my tendon, he confided on Thursday on the sidelines of a commercial event. I don’t want to take any risks, I don’t want to miss a lot of games like last year. ”
The Swede still cannot train and does not intend to take any risks despite the prestige of the poster. « I don’t want to be wrong, I listen to my body without thinking that I am Superman » , he assured, also highlighting the successful integration of summer recruits. « You know my teammates are working every day to improve themselves, they are hungry, even the new ones have understood the team mentality. »
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