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AC Milan coach Gattuso: Important having mutual respect with players

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso is working on his relationship with the locker room.

Milan meet Hellas Verona on Sunday.

Gattuso said, "I like to have a direct rapport with my players. There has to be mutual respect and the locker room is about everyone helping each other. I expect a lot from my players on the pitch, but I leave them the responsibility in the locker room. I played for many years and often in there a lot of rubbish is spoken, so I try to avoid getting involved."

Hakan Calhanoglu returns from injury and Gattuso trusts he can shine in the 4-3-3 formation.

“Go back and watch him at Bayer Leverkusen, where he was a box-to-box midfielder. He can do it all without problems thanks to his technique and stamina.

Fabio Borini can also take on any role. If you tell him to be a goalkeeper, he'll pull on the gloves and step right between the posts, because he just doesn't give up. He puts passion and hunger into everything he does."

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