The Premier League duel within the Milan derby

It’s the Milan derby with a Premier League duel inside it. Mina Rzouki investigates the rivalry between Fernando Torres and Nemanja Vidic

Once upon a time, the Derby della Madonnina would have been billed as a title decider, a battle between two giants of Italian football. Now, it’s sadly little more than a contest to see who can avoid embarrassment in a match between two clubs desperate to prove the worthiness of their project.

A match that will pit seventh versus ninth in the league and a rookie versus a title winner, fans of the Premier League will be eager to see another duel on the pitch: the fiery rivalry between what was a great striker, Fernando Torres, and an almost perfect defender, Nemanja Vidic.

To read more, click here.