Bologna have landed Juventus midfielder Michele Pazienza and Genoa forward Alberto Gilardino. Diego Perez is suspended with the home side also minus the injured Rene Khrin, Marti Riverola and Uros Radakovic.
AC Milan will go into this weekend's match at Bologna on Saturday with new signings Bojan Krkic and Nigel De Jong both available. Bojan, who was on loan from Barcelona at AS Roma, will likely take the place of Brazilian Robinho, who could be out injured for a month, while De Jong signed from Manchester City on Friday.
Stefano Pioli on Gaston Ramirez's expected departure from the club to join Southampton: "His head isn’t in the game, Ramirez does not have the necessary state of mind to play right now."
Massimiliano Allegri (AC MIlan): "It's important that the guys don't get demoralised,. We've got to create some enthusiasm, because this is a young team. These kids need support. Getting depressed doesn't help anything."
Bologna (19/6), AC Milan (15/13), Draw (40/17)