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GK- Marco Amelia
Amelia played well when called upon last season and, despite his few appearances, was bought from Genoa at the end of his loan. With the unlikelihood of landing Federico Marchetti (now at Lazio) or Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax's top man and a former Manchester United target) earlier this summer, Milan needed a guaranteed backup. Flavio Roma moving to the No. 2 position did not seem beneficial to the club.
DEF- Mario Yepes
I was really skeptical when Milan said they were signing former Chievo Verona defender Mario Yepes last summer at the age of 34. However, the Colombian was a present surprise. If a mid-30s defender well past his prime can be considered a defensive super sup, that is what Yepes would be. In his appearances for Milan last year, he was fantastic; a brick wall. If he is called upon this year, expect the same.
DEF- Luca Antonini
While Antonini is no longer a preferred fullback at Milan, he has expressed his desire to stay, even with reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain. He will still potentially be called upon if a sub is needed on the defensive flanks. He could prove to have some importance with the club still.
MID- Stephan El Shaarawy
The 18-year-old was brought to Milan on co-ownership with Genoa this summer and it has sparked quite a bit of excitement. The young Egyptian-Italian who just within the past couple weeks graduated high school, is seen as one of the two possible players to become the "new Kaka" along with Ganso. Both are attacking midfielders, but right now it is El Shaarawy to wear the red and black. He admits that he will need time to develop his game and mature, but he could well see some action throughout the season, starting with a potential entrance off the bench for Seedorf in the Supercoppa.
MID- Mathieu Flamini
Flamini has struggled at times, but his offensive and defensive abilities have him as a likely substitute for Milan. His versatility is an important tool for Milan that can be utilized late in a game. We may see him off the bench a lot.
FW- Antonio Cassano
Cassano can play up top or as an attacking mid. He aided in eight goals, scoring four and assisting four, upon his arrival at Milan last winter from Sampdoria. His versatility, speed and ferocity make him a valued member of the attack.
Robinho re-found his form at Milan after a couple miserable seasons at Manchester City tied in with a loan to Santos. His 14 goals were vital to Milan's success last season. He provides tremendous pace off the bench and, while he will be rotated into the lineup a lot during the season, he will likely be in a late game role for this one.