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Nigel de Jong: B+
Added some real energy to the midfield and was beginning to really impress until he suffered a season-ending Achilles injury.
Bojan Krkic: C-
Has not really been able to adapt to Massimiliano Allegri's system and his finishing is woeful at times.
Riccardo Montolivo: B+
Beginning to flourish under Allegri and taking extra responsibility during the early season struggles. Could prove to be a real hit for the Rossoneri.
Giampaolo Pazzini: C-
Will tend to score the unimportant goals when the side is already comfortably leading, padding his statistics. But he is ultimately not what the Rossoneri need and should be moved on soon enough.
Francesco Acerbi: D
Terribly short of the class that Milan expect. Barely trusted to feature in league games against Serie A's weaker opposition, despite numerous opportunities for Allegri to choose the former Chievo star.
Sulley Muntari: C+
Suffered a terrible knee injury earlier in the year, but impressed initially when he joined from Inter in January and could prove to be a useful squad player.
Kevin Constant: C+
Another who would never have even been considered during the golden years at Milan, but despite being lambasted by the vast majority, Constant has filled in at left-back reasonably well.
Cristian Zapata: C-
Not really impressed much and seems to be a liability at times (e.g. sending off at Udinese). Would be a surprise if his loan was made permanent.
Antonio Cassano: D+
Bad deal exchanging him and money for Pazzini. Cassano might not be exactly what they need right now, but he could certainly help the side.
Taye Taiwo: A
Sensible sale. Taiwo was very poor for Milan last season and never settled, it is an indictment on the player when Constant—traditionally a central midfielder—is preferred, knowing that Didac Vila was suffering a long-term injury and Luca Antonini is often injured too.
Thiago Silva: B-
Hard to say on this one, the money was great at €42 million, but PSG bagged themselves the best centre-back in world football. Can it ever be a good deal to sell one of the best players in the world?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: C-
Easier to define than Thiago as the money received was not enough in reality. A bad sale as the great Swede would transform Milan into title contenders automatically right now. Without him the Rossoneri will struggle to make the Champions League next season.
Some will argue that his wages were too high to maintain, but they could have been offset with the sales of Robinho and Alexandre Pato, who will both leave in all likelihood this January anyway.
Alessandro Nesta: D
The Rossoneri legend could easily contribute this season and would still be the side's best centre-back. If Milan knew that they were going to eventually sell Thiago, it is criminal to handicap their defence so severely by letting one of their greatest defenders leave on a free.
Mark van Bommel: B
Probably the right call to sell the experienced Dutchman as he doesn't really provide a lot more than the captain, Massimo Ambrosini. Lacks the bite and energy of De Jong, too.
Clarence Seedorf: D
The side is woefully short of creative ideas and it could definitely do with the vision and composure of Seedorf.
Gennaro Gattuso: A
Definitely the right call to not renew this legend's contract. Gattuso had become a passenger and tended to be a liability due to his tendency to pick up cards.