AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso is looking forward to a difficult, yet important, Milan derby this week.
The Derby della Madonnina between AC Milan and Internazionale will be held on Wednesday evening after being initially postponed last month following the sudden and tragic death of Davide Astori.
With both sides in relatively strong form and battling it out for a place in the top four, Gattuso believes that the Milan derby has finally become significant again after both clubs have slumped down the Serie A table over past few years.
“After years the derby is back to being something significant,” said Gattuso in a press conference, as quoted by Football-Italia.
“Inter have changed in recent weeks, they’ve scored 10 goals and conceded zero.
AC Milan had not lost a league game in 2018 until their 3-1 defeat to Juventus last weekend. Under Gattuso, the
“I hope we can repeat our performance at Juventus Stadium,” he added. “
“It’s a derby, a clash in which the team lower in the table often wins. Inter have quality, they’re in form and they’re playing good football.
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“Is it a cup final? We’ve been playing a cup final for some time, we know we can’t get it wrong because we’re chasing.