“Sometimes they love me, but I bet that sometimes they take out my picture in the morning and spit in my face,” said Gattuso.
The pair formed the backbone of a memorable AC Milan team for more than a decade and helped Italy win the 2006 World Cup.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has said that playing in empty stadiums, coupled with the hectic fixture list, have made him feel like his team are playing a different sport.
Leonardo stepped down as sporting director on Tuesday, along with head coach Gattuso, amid reports of financial cutbacks at the seven-time European champions.
After a year of ups and downs, and flirting with the sack on several occasions, coach Gennaro Gattuso finally appears to have found the AC Milan he was looking for.
AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso's job is not at risk, the club's sporting director Leonardo Araujo said on Friday, despite a loss of form which has seen his side fail to score in their last four league games.
AC Milan have extended coach Gennaro Gattuso's contract for another three seasons to 2021 after their fiery former midfielder produced a dramatic change in fortune at the seven-times European champions.
AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso will renew with the capital club until June 2021, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Juventus hopes to achieve their 13th Italian Cup title and their fourth title in a row while Milan hopes to achieve their sixth title.
The win thanks to goals from Patrick Cutrone and Davide Calabria left Milan, who have 18 Italian titles and seven European Cup triumphs.
Benevento added this Sunday the first point in the team’s history in Serie A, drawing 2-2 against Milan's new coach Gennaro Gattuso.
AC Milan have announced the dismissal of coach Vincenzo Montella on Monday morning after the deterioration of the team's results in Serie A.