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Analysis – Four reasons a European ban is good for AC Milan

TURIN, ITALY - APRIL 06: Tiemoue Bakayoko of Milan shows his dejection during the Serie A match between Juventus and AC Milan on April 06, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)
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One of the more notable news stories this week was AC Milan reaching an agreement to forfeit their place in the Europa League this season.

As a result of FFP sanctions, the Italian club agreed to sit out the competition this year. That’s a disaster for some parts of the AC Milan faithful.

After all, a club of their size should be competing on all fronts, and Milan do have a rich history in Europe.

However, the ban is actually a perfect thing for them at this point in time, and we’ve looked to explain the reasons why.