Ronaldinho risks bench again after late night

MILAN - AC Milan's Ronaldinho could face another game on the bench against Fiorentina on Saturday after coach Massimiliano Allegri criticised the Brazilian for leaving a bar at 2am.

"It's the not the hour for an athlete to still be awake," Allegri, who left Ronaldinho on the bench for last weekend's Milan derby despite his full recovery from injury, told a news conference on Friday.

The playmaker featured for Brazil in Wednesday's friendly defeat by Argentina in Qatar and after returning to Milan on Thursday he was videoed outside a bar.

"Milan deal with issues within the club," chief executive Adriano Galliani told reporters. "It's none of your business," he added when asked if the player would be fined.

However, Ronaldinho's chances of starting on Saturday have been increased by Andrea Pirlo being ruled out with a slight thigh strain.


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