Anger. Pain. Hurt. Disappointment. Despite such a promising beginning to our mercato, we are all filled with anger. I never knew an 18 year old could break my heart like this, even when I was 18 years old. Donnarumma represented hope, faith, and the future of Milan, so his failure to sign a contract renewal represents a death of all of those things on some level. With emotions still raw, it was important to talk about what we know and how we feel.

I had to go back to the beginning for a conversation like this, so I asked my original co-blogger and founder of Milan Obsession, Jovan, to be on the podcast. We managed to talk about a few things besides Donnarumma, including:

 

  • News of the Week: Suso, U21 Euros, U20 World Cup, FFP agreement, new team manager
  • Mercato Update: new signings
  • Donnarumma: renewal failure

 

Thanks again to Jovan for funneling his anger into intelligent conversation and for helping me to not break something while recording.

Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_90.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 6:20am PDT

The sale of the club drastically changed Milan’s finances. But this season put Milan back in black in a footballing sense as well. With a positive season, a Supercoppa trophy, a sixth place finish, and thus a third round Europa League qualifying spot. And as if the season wasn’t enough to smile about, we are already making some very exciting signings in the mercato, too. So on every front, Milan are back in black.

It’s difficult to imagine such an epic podcast without the brilliant Pete. You can follow him on Twitter @PDAcquaviva. With so much going on, we had to pare down our discussion to:

  • News of the Week: King of Rome, New kits, Chinese restrictions, Gattuso, Donnarumma honors
  • Season Update: reviewing recent matches and season results
  • Player Review: discussing player performances and futures
  • Mercato Update: sifting through the rumors

Thanks again to Pete for helping to sum up an interesting season. Follow him on Twitter to find out when he writes again @PDAcquaviva.

Direct download: milan_obsession_podcast_89.mp3
Category:serie a -- posted at: 11:15pm PDT

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