AC Milan announce squad for Atletico Madrid Champions League Tie
Perhaps the biggest surprise is the inclusion of Brazilian midfielder Kaka, who many expected to miss the tie because of an ankle injury.
Colombia international Cristian Zapata has not been included in the squad due to a thigh injury.
Clarence Seedorf’s men currently sit ninth in Serie A, but are the only Italian representatives left in the Champions League.
Complete squad list:
Goalkeepers: Christian Abbiati; Marco Amelia; Ferdinando Coppola
Defenders: Ignazio Abate; Daniele Bonera; Kevin Constant; Mattia De Sciglio; Philippe Mexes; Cristian Zaccardo; Adil Rami
Midfielders: Nigel De Jong; Urby Emanuelson; Michael Essien; Kaka; Andrea Poli
Forwards: Mario Balotelli; Giampaolo Pazzini; Andrea Petagna; Adel Taarabt
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