Gianluigi Donnarumma wished Gonzalo Higuain luck ahead of the Chelsea move, but Milan beat Genoa and “our objective is fourth place.”

The shot-stopper performed some fantastic saves to help them in a 2-0 victory at Marassi, with Fabio Borini and Suso goals.

This game was played on a Monday, as Milan lost the Supercoppa clash with Juventus in Jeddah on Wednesday.

“The Supercoppa defeat hurt, but our objective is fourth place and we are up there. Now let’s focus on the next match, this one’s in the bag,” Donnarumma told Sky Sport Italia.

“It wasn’t a great start, but we suffered all together and that is the most important thing. We fought hard and our quality emerged eventually to win a very difficult match.”

This was the first encounter since Higuain was dropped, as he is on the verge of a transfer to Chelsea.

“If Higuain made this choice, there must be reasons, but he is a friend and I wish him all the best.

“There’s a long way to go, but we’ll do everything we can to achieve our objectives and keep taking it one game at a time.

“I am a big Napoli fan, it’s my city and I am happy they are doing well… but we hope to beat them in Serie A and the Coppa Italia!”

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