The Argentina international scored the only goal of the game as Antonio Conte's men restored their nine-point lead over Scudetto rivals Roma.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
The Dutchman has hailed the versatile attacker's fine form and was pleased with his side's performance in general.
The Italy international is hopeful the Giallorossi can get back in the title race and take advantage of a possible slip up from the leaders.
The hosts went behind early but a goal from the Portuguese in the second half was all Walter Mazzarri's men could muster at San Siro.
The Nerazzurri were held to a disappointing draw at San Siro, wasting some late chances which could have given them a third win in a row.
Goals either side of halftime from Adel Taarabt and Adil Rami guided the Rossoneri to their third away win of the Serie A season in impressive fashion.
The Rossoneri went ahead early thanks to Adel Taarabt, then fellow loanee Adil Rami doubled the lead before Maxi Lopez was sent off for the Blucerchiati.
The Blancos defender has offered an invitation for his international teammate to join him at Santiago Bernabeu, where he has been for two and a half seasons.
Liverpool has used the 33-year-old midfielder in a withdrawn role this season, and the Juventus playmaker has backed his English counterpart to make a successful transition.
The defending champions find themselves with a tough opponent following the draw for Euro 2016 qualifying.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
The coach has reiterated his faith in his captain, Walter Samuel and Diego Milito, insisting they remained important to the club's attempt to achieve an European berth.
Rudi Garcia's men remain comfortably in Serie A's second place thanks to the January signing's debut goal for the club at the Stadio Renato Dell'Ara
The Nerazzurri's new president, Erick Thohir, claims he wants to rejuvenate Walter Mazzarri's squad, which makes the imminent arrival of the Serb utterly baffling.
The striker insists he does not hold a grudge against the Granata forward, who left the Argentine with ankle damage after September's Derby della Mole.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The coach has revealed either Lucas Biglia or Miroslav Klose was supposed to take the spot kick, only for the midfielder to assume duties instead.
The midfielder could well have been the first major signing under their Qatari owners only for a move to fall through three years ago.
Erick Thohir says the Nerazzurri must allow their captain to choose his next step but is open to prolonging the Argentine's stay at San Siro.
The Giallorossi midfielder praised coach Rudi Garcia for handing him a more prominent role and expressed the joy of plying his trade in Rome.
The former Chelsea defender says that the Italy forward is "unmanageable" and has advised the Rossoneri to offload him sooner rather than later.
Last year's Champions League finalist could make a move for the Italy international as the club is looking for attacking reinforcements.