AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini is happy about reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League. But admitted that the red and black devils are not at the same level as Bayern Munich, Manchester City or Real Madrid. As revealed to ‘Milan TV’ on Thursday.
‘We feel happy, satisfied, proud of the journey we’ve had and how we got here.’ said Maldini. But now we are here we’ll let it go We lost confidence in January. But not conceding in the two games against Tottenham shows the level of maturity this team has.’
Maldini also reminded Rossoneri fans that the current squad is different from the glory days of Silvio Berlusconi, who won European football several times before.
‘I got the same chills that the great Milan gave me years ago. Children deserve it So are the fans who stand by us even in difficult times.’UFABET
‘Scudetto gives something as unusual as normal. But we have to keep in mind where we start. This is a familiar city, club and supporters to some extent. And all of that accelerated the growth of many young players.’
‘The guys who started with us four years ago tell their stories and we never lie about what this project is and what we expect from them. They did a good job confirming our expectations.’
Maldini also credited Stefano Pioli.
After the 57-year-old guided AC Milan to the Scudetto last season. ‘We immediately understood each other. He has always been a perfect communicator and a great coach. during difficult times You assess the nature of people and with Stefano we are at the highest level.’
AC Milan are now in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and Maldini believes they could consider bonuses for the remainder of the season.
‘Our aim this season is to finish in the top four. It will be difficult in Serie A but we want to win that place.’
When asked which team the Rossoneri would most like to avoid facing in the quarterfinals? Maldini replied: ‘I would like to avoid other clubs in Italy. Because we want the Italian team to go as far as possible. It doesn’t matter who we get in this round. We can’t think we’re on the same level as Bayern Munich, Man City or Real Madrid.’