Olivier Giroud is ready to return as a protagonist in the Milan. First Covid and then a back problem slowed him down, but the 35-year-old French striker used the break to recover, as confirmed in an interview with the official Serie A channel: “Before coming to Italy this summer, I also spoke to Tomori, who told me “we are waiting for you to try to win the Scudetto”. I don’t want to put too much pressure, but we are fighting for the first place in the standings “.
ON MILAN – “I’m proud of it, Serie A is the league I watched when I was young. My favorite footballer when I was a teenager was Shevchenko, I’m lucky to have the opportunity to score like him for this club. We play football for these emotions, I can’t wait to give everything for the team and for the Milan fans. “
ON THE ORIGINS – “Both my grandmothers were Italian and I am proud of my roots, I learned the language at school. I love this country and obviously its cuisine, it is a little behind the French one but it is still good. I can’t wait to learn the language better and discover Milan better to tour it with my family “.
SU MAIGNAN – “I think he will become the first goalkeeper of the French national team when Lloris leaves, he is very talented.”
ON PEGS – “When I first spoke to the coach it was easy and natural. We had a very frank conversation and I like his way of thinking about football. I followed Milan last year and they had a great season thanks to the Pioli’s work “
YOUR IBRAHIMOVIC – “I have played a few times against Zlatan, if he is still on the field at 40 it means that he is an exceptional professional. He takes care of himself and his body, and I also try to do so to enjoy football as long as my physique me. I think Zlatan is a great example for young players and he is one of the best strikers in Serie A. I can’t wait to play alongside him and enjoy him in training. We will have fun and we want to win something with Milan … for those who have Ibra it will be easier “.