AC Milan 'must win derby' di Milano, says Franck Kessie

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The Red and Blacks face off against the Black and Blues at the San Siro and the 20-year-old wants victory for his side by any means possible

AC Milan midfielder Franck kessie has labelled the derby di Milano against archrivals Inter in an Italian Serie A game on Sunday as a ‘must win’ for his side.

The Cote d’Ivoire international joined Vincenzo Montella’s squad on a two-year loan from Atalanta in the summer and has been a regular in the side.

However the former Cessena midfielder who will play in his first ever Milan-derby wants his team to pick up all three points against Luciano Spalletti’s men while also urging them to be wary of Ivan Perisic ahead of the showdown.

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"The derby must be won – it doesn’t matter if you play well or badly, but it has to be won, by any means necessary,” Kessie told Corriere della Sera.

“I am not remotely tired, as the more I work, the more I want to work. I keep my eyes on the prize.

“Milan called me to get back into the Champions League. This is a new challenge for me and I want to be up to it.”

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