Rafael Leao congratulated Samuel Chukwueze on his first Serie A goal on Sunday, while Noah Okafor joked with Christian Pulisic: ‘I saw you…’

Milan players celebrated their away victory against Hellas Verona on Sunday, which helped them cement the second place in the Serie A table.

Chukwueze scored his first Serie A goal, his third this season, with a left-foot volley.

The Nigeria international was praised by his teammate Rafael Leao on Instagram. The Portuguese forward shared a picture of himself hugging Chukwueze after his goal and wrote: ‘My boy.’

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USMNT captain, Pulisic also took centre stage, finding the net for the fourth consecutive match.

Pulisic scored from a rebound after Verona keeper Lorenzo Montipò had denied Okafor. The Swiss international joked with his teammate on Instagram writing: ‘I saw you’ and sharing a picture of his goal celebration at the Stadio Bentegodi.

Milan is now 14 points below table leaders Inter and three above third-placed Juventus.