Shkendija vs Milan, probable lineup

In a few hours AC Milan will play the return leg of Europa League playoffs against Shkendija. The rossoneri won 6-0 the first meeting and intend to replicate the good performance.

Tomorrow evening in Skopje, capital of Macedonia, Shkendija faces AC Milan for the return of the Europa League 2017/2018 playoffs. The first leg in San Siro finished 6-0 for the rossoneri.

Manager Vincenzo Montella has decided not to bring in Macedonia a couple of players. In the 20 man list he excluded many starters but the positive news is the return of centre back Alessio Romagnoli. Regarding the probable lineup, the 4-3-3 module should be confirmed.

According to Milan TV between the posts will be Marco Storari, with a defensive line composed by the quartet Calabria – Bonucci – Zapata – Antonelli. It is important for Davide Calabria to return in the first team and demonstrate his value, considering that Andrea Conti’s competition is putting him in shadow.

In the midfield, the manager will trust again on Manuel Locatelli to organize the play with Jose Mauri on the left. Completing the midfield should be Franck Kessie, although it is not excluded that Montella can give space to youngster Niccolo Zanellato from the Primavera. In the offensive trio Suso and Borini on the wings. While Andre Silva seems favorite on Patrick Cutrone at the moment to lead the attack.

MILAN (4-3-3): Storari, Calabria, Bonucci, Zapata, Antonelli, Kessié (Zanellato), Locatelli, Mauri, Suso, Silva, Borini.

According to Sky Sport, a change of module to 3-5-2 should not be excluded. Montella is also have considering this solution in his mind. Borini and Suso would end up on the bench, leaving room for the inclusion of Romagnoli in defense and Zanellato in midfield. With Cutrone-Silva teaming for the attack. Eventually, the formation would be as it follows:

MILAN (3-5-2 ) Storari, Zapata, Bonucci, Romagnoli, Calabria, Zanellato, Locatelli, Mauri, Antonelli, Cutrone, Andre Silva.