Romagnoli set to make AC Milan comeback

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AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli has returned to first-team training as he closes in on a return.

The centre-back has missed almost a month of action with a thigh injury sustained in the victory at Bologna.

But Romagnoli is now in line to play in Saturday's home Serie A game against Chievo after Milan confirmed he had completed a full session with his team-mates.

Milan have still managed to pick up seven points from a possible nine in the 22-year-old's absence.

However, Ignazio Abate - who has started the last three games - missed training with an eye injury and will reportedly miss the game, with Mattia De Sciglio set to replace him.