But all that can be rectified in the Europa League against a Milan team that just a couple of months ago was slumped on the sofa of football, binge-watching The Bachelor.
A source close to the manager told the paper that the move could happen: "the Arsenal thing is a certain possibility".
Not a half and half scarf in sight outside the San Siro. He took the reins with Milan in a mess.
Mkhitaryan played a key role in Manchester United's triumph in last season's tournament and he continued his fine form in continental competition with the opening goal 15 minutes in. It increases the pressure for sure.
The improvement has not gone unnoticed among the club's cognoscenti.
"When you have bad results its always bad for the team".
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Gattuso introduced Nikola Kalinic and Andre Silva to bolster Milan's limp attack, but speculative efforts from Bonaventura and Kessie were about the best the home side could muster, allowing Arsenal to head back to London with a solid lead and a major boost in confidence.
Gattuso’s leadership has galvanised AC Milan
Low has spent nearly 12 years in charge of Germany's national team and will lead Die Mannschaft to the 2018 FIFA World Cup this summer, which will be his third such tournament at their helm. With Montella, Milan signed 11 players and it was a time of transition. They should take a look at Giorgio Chiellini's display against Tottenham at Wembley, where he was high-fiving every time Juventus kept Spurs at bay.
Although the hopes of Milan finishing in the top three were all but gone, if their form changed there was still a slim chance of reaching a European place.
45' - Chance, Arsenal: Mkhitaryan collects Welbeck's pass, cuts inside and curls his effort onto the crossbar.
The former Arsenal player and club scout believes some people need to do more doing and less criticising. "They are compact and aggressive and very angry for the win".
Milan held them to 210 minutes of goalless action, eventually triumphing on penalties.
He said: "We compete for the position but we're friends as well". "We have to continue being as ugly as me and my beard, with dark circles under our eyes". It is impossible to predict the actions of a player who never knows his next move himself until it actually happens, and this was one of those rare occasions where that worked nearly entirely in his favour. I'm still in the early days, I'm not a guru of the bench and I've achieved nothing yet.
"Bad... It saddens me, because guys like Thierry (Henry) or Martin (Keown), I like them, I have good relations with them, but some go in the direction of the controversy and I deplore it. I've had some and I will have many more".
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