AC Milan midfielder Rino Gattuso is determined to complete a successful rehab. As he undergoes knee surgery, Gattuso said: "I take it as a new challenge - a new battle to win. I'm sorry, but I must look ahead: I have won so many challenges, even this one I will win.

"I much regret for what happened, but I think I can also succeed this time the stages of recovery. Everything that happens, like I say today, I take it with enthusiasm.

"I always say that life could be worse, do not despair."