The Rossoneri are looking to finish the season in second – thus avoiding the Champions League preliminaries – and they are currently in third, one place and four points adrift of the Azzurri.
“It’s a very, very, very important match,” he stated on Friday. “In the space of three games, we would have played against the team in fourth [Fiorentina], second [Napoli] and first [Juventus].
“This is the key stage of the season,” he added. “Napoli are a direct rival and it is even more vital given the regrets of Florence.”