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The Special One

Started on 15 February 2014 by k1rups
Latest Reply on 19 February 2014 by No1VillaFan
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'We might be 12th now but it is just a minor blip.'

Yes, that makes sense. Nice update btw :P
Great updates mate, I love them! Amazing achievements, but I'm scared of overspending on this edition of FM!
Jason - thanks mate :)

TVDLC - Ahaha it's Mourinho whaddya expect?

Pauker - Cheers mate :) I looked at my finances and my current balance is over £100 million with £40 million left in the transfer kitty =/


As I am bringing you in to my world so late in the season I would like to share with you the fixture list and our results until now. As I mentioned in my introduction, we are sat atop Serie A, comfortably unbeaten and playing well. We have qualified from our Champions League group and will play José Mourinho’s Chelsea in the knockout stages. This season has been exceptional and the only game in all competitions we have lost is against Arsenal, 2-1 away from home.

I must give credit to Alberto Cerri and Bruma. Both are new additions to the team but have exceeded my expectations. Cerri had an incredible season for Parma last year and caught my eye. I knew if I could get hold of him, I would be able to sell Balotelli and he has proved that he is even better than I thought. Although he is only 21, I believe he will be the future of Milan and Italy.

Bruma has been excellent as well. In 19 games, of which he has started 13 he is giving me a very difficult selection problem on decided whether to play him ahead of Januzaj or Shaarawy. He has scored 8 and created 5 more and his electric pace means he is every defenders nightmare. At only £4 million, I am starting to feel Galatasaray grossly undervalued him.

Urr...WOAH! What a start to the season, and credit for keeping that unbeaten run through the mid way point! Can you end well, taking Milan to an invincible season?:D

What a start. Nice writing and hopefully you can take Milan past Chelsea in the UCL.
I echo what Walter said this is a delight to read
Wuut k1 has a story :O A good story too, though we expected no less ;)
As an Arsenal/Sporting fan, I'm glad to see that The Gunners have been the only team to defeat you. However, I dislike Bruma so I wish he hadn't developed so well :P Your season is going well though and hopefully you'll quieten Jose next month ;)
Wow, an incredible season so far!
Hopefully you can keep up the good form and progress in the Champions League :)
Aaron - Haha thanks man an unbeaten season would be awesome. We almost did it last season but got sloppy towards the end when we knew we were champions

Walter - Thanks mate :) trying something a bit different

Jason - Cheers buddy :)

Louis - aha thank you for the kind words mate I hope to live up to it

Paddy - How can you not like Bruma? :P but no I'm a bit upset Arsenal beat us so hopefully can face them again and beat them when it really matters :P

pompey - Thanks for reading :)
Great start! I really like Cerri and have signed him for Real Madrid, brilliant player.
LFC - Thanks mate! Yeah he's very good and young, hopefully I can get a formation where him and Perrin can play together

Shah Bites Back

Sky Sports Italia reporter Sara Benci, currently at Milanello, has relayed back to us that AC Milan manager Krupesh Shah has not taken too kindly to José Mourinho’s words and is fighting the urge to go full throttle in his response. With the Champions League matchup coming soon, both managers will be able to let the football do the talking but even then it seems as though the rivalry will not abate.

“I don’t think a manager that was able to win the Barclays Premier League, the Europa League twice, the Champions League and Serie A is lucky. He is a manager that has passion, knowledge and skill. I have never come across criticism like this from a manager and have never argued with a manager. Mourinho seems to be taking out his frustration on his team’s poor performance’s on me and to be honest it makes me laugh. I think it is making him the laughing stock of the footballing world and he needs to realise that his energies are much better focused on improving his team rather than trying to p*** off another manager. He has many enemies in the game and until now I have regarded him to be an icon of the game. He is quickly tarnishing his reputation and any further struggles will see his career tail off rather unspectacularly.”

Sara also managed to get a few words from the Milan manager on his team’s performance to the end of January and what his secret is in matches, where the team are defensively excellent and even better attacking.

“We want to keep the ball. We have the ball and that means the other team can’t score. We have conceded very few goals this season and with players such as Marquinhos, Zouma and Koval in goal we have a very strong spine. Bring in Sandro and Victor Wanyama and the ball winning ability of the team is fantastic. We want to pressure our opponents all over the pitch and force them in to mistakes. Pochetinno was doing it very well at Southampton before he left and I wanted to emulate that and improve it. By doing so we get the ball back and can build attack after attack. The pace in the team is incredible, both on the wings and up front.

January has been a very good month for us. Beating Juventus showed we are the strongest team and our challengers still have a way to go before they can catch up. The draw against Cerri’s old team was disappointing as we conceded very late on but we can deal with the odd draw here and there. Two TIM Cup wins were brilliant and Perrin made his comeback from injury and it was as if he had never left. The final two games saw us play regular top half finishers Roma and Genoa but we disposed of them comfortably and the march goes on. I must give a special shout out to Valentin Perrin. We paid a lot of money for him but he has developed and continues to do so in to an exceptional striker. He will be one of the best, if not the best in the world and I look forward to coaching him through his years.”

Really nice update, in more than one way ;) . Great win against Juve and Roma!

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