(Sporting Alert) — AC Milan welcome back its stars from the Euro 2012 tournament as they gear up for the new season. They, however, will not be in action against FC Schalke in a preseason friendly game on Tuesday tonight.
Returning to the squad and starting light sessions are Antonio Cassano, Ignazio Abate, Riccardo Montolivo, Antonio Nocerino and Philippe Mexes.
Meanwhile, Tuesday night’s game will see the likes of Robinho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Stephan El Shaarawy all starting.
At lot is being said of El Shaarawy and with Zlatan Ibrahimovic moving off to join Paris Saint-Germain, the youngster is expected to get his share of opportunities to make a consistent run in the first team.
Veterans Mathieu Flamini and Massimo Ambrosini are also in the start team for AC Milan.
AC Milan are expected to push for the Serie A title again this season after losing out to Juventus last term.
AC Milan Starting Team: Amelia; De Sciglio, Bonera, Acerbi, Mesbah; Flamini, Ambrosini, Emanuelson; Boateng; Robinho, El Shaarawy.