“The vision is very clear: to bring Milan back to the top”. He stated it Ivan Gazidis al Corriere dello Sport. The Rossoneri CEO gave a long interview to the well-known Roman newspaper, during which he addressed various topics related, obviously, to the Milan world.
“The market we will see this summer – added the South African manager – it will be different from all those that preceded it. Our goal is to continue to be ambitious and optimistic, to improve the team by following the right path and combining results and financial stability. The focus will continue to be on young players, with some experienced elements. Trust is growing now. Seeing our fans under the offices to express their support was an extremely powerful signal. “
Could not miss a consideration on Donnarumma case: “I don’t want to reveal the details and I don’t know the boundaries of the relationship between Gigio and Raiola. In the end, of course, the decision is always the player’s. What I can say is that Gigio was an exceptional professional, in every single day, and in the last game against Atalanta there was no one happier than him for qualifying for the Champions League. I have absolute esteem for him, as well as respect his choices. No negative accents. He did what he thought was best for him. , and there are some reasons on his side, but I don’t indicate which ones. ”
Gazidis also spent words of praise for Maldini and Pioli: “I believed in Paolo from the first moment, I knew he could become a top level sports director, and that’s exactly what he is today.” These, however, his thoughts on the technician: “Just as Ibra surprised me with his tender side, so Pioli impressed me with his character. I was impressed by Stefano’s strength, as well as his sensitivity”.