The Rossoneri have endured a poor start to the season and are currently 10th in the Serie A table, having picked up 13 points from their first 12 matches.
"This break for international duty is important for the team, because it allows us to work," he told Milan Channel.
"At the moment we feel some pressure on us because of the lack of results, but we must get back to winning ways straight away from the game with Genoa. The Celtic match in Glasgow is also one we absolutely have to win."
Milan will host Genoa in Serie A on November 24.