At first Milito was ruled out for nine months, then doctors reduced that prediction to six months.
"I often speak to the doctors, but we haven't set a date on the calendar yet. I go on day by day. We're on the right track, but mustn't run any risks. In order to come back I have to be in perfect shape, as it's not worth it otherwise.
"I am still missing the sensation of playing a 'tough' game between ranks. The knee hasn't swollen or taken any setbacks.
"My initial dream was to be there for the start of the season, but in mid-September there's a certain game at San Siro... I prefer not to kid myself, but maybe I could do it."