The Rossoneri sold players such as Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic this summer, but Abate feels they can go a long way in 2012-13 as long as they keep working hard.
"I am very optimistic for the season to come because I have seen how much we have been helping each other – something that should never be underestimated. We must keep on working united for 95 minutes in every match," Abate stated to Milan Channel.
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Milan are currently preparing for Sunday's friendly against Juventus.