AC Milan begin pre-season without Ghana pair Essien and Muntari

Muntari and Essien yet join Milan pre-season squad

Muntari and Essien yet join Milan pre-season squad

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Italian giants AC Milan have set their 2014/15 pre-season rolling without Ghana pair Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. 

The Rossoneris under new manager Filippo Inzaghi, played their first pre-season game at the Milanello and the Ghana pair were missing in action.

The Milan squad was put into two (Milan A and Milan B) for their first test game and the new side featuring new signing Alex and other big named players won the tie 3-2.

Essien, though is expected to return to the Stadio San Siro as he is still under contract, is being linked with a move away from the club while Sulley Muntari has inked a new one year extension to his current contract.

The duo have been given extra-time to spend after playing at the World Cup for Ghana but while most of Ghana’s World Cup squad members have rejoined their clubs, it is expected they show up in Milan soon.

Milan A: Agazzi, Zaccardo, Alex, Mexes, Constant, Poli, Piccinocchi, Saponara, Menez, Pazzini, El Shaarawy.

Milan B: Gabriel, Simic, Bonera, Albertazzi, Didac Vilà, Mastalli, Modic, Benedicic, Di Molfetta, Mastour, Niang.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Boro says:

    The two indiscipline musketeers. The BAD boys of Ghana soccer.

  2. SPOT BOGUS STORIES says:

    Clearly another non-story/. Name one player in the team that was at the world cup. i.e. balotelli is missing and nothing is said on that. Nonsense!

  3. Tanko says:

    &Boro: Call them all you want… But they are who they are and they are STARS!!!! They did everything right for Ghana soccer. They even did the unthinkable for standing up against corrupt FA because they love their country so…… Not many years to come you’ll realize their importance for what they stood for. They are STARS

  4. Boro says:

    Yes you are right! they did the unthinkable by one becoming a boxer and the other refusing to warm up before a match. What a waste of space!

  5. soccer brain says:

    yes they stood for their nation but they should also not have sacrifice a world cup , they could take their actions a better way .