Football, Pioli: “Happy with the renewal. Those who expect Milan from Turin will be disappointed”

The Rossoneri coach presents the decisive Champions League match against Salzburg: “On the pitch to attack, the second round is our first goal. Leao is fine”

Fresh from renewal with Milan, Stefano Pioli presents the decisive match against Salzburg for qualification for the Champions League round of 16: “Doing well tomorrow evening – he says – would mean a lot because it is our first goal of the season. the eighths. There is disappointment for the ko of Turinbut now there’s just great focus for tomorrow night, with Salzburg is another challenge“.

The Rossoneri coach has renewed his contract until 2025. “The credit goes to everyone. The club is giving me great confidence. I am delighted with the renewal. I thanked the players because without them this renewal would not have been possible. We started our three-year journey, now we really want to pass the shift tomorrow evening “, added Pioli.” In Milanello there is the statue of Nereo Rocco. Could I get over it with the renewal? I gave myself this dream and I want to continue living it “, said Pioli.” I also appreciated this very much, just as I appreciated that the company could extend my contract by a year and instead did it with longer times. It is an important signal, I hope that our journey together is only at the beginning. “” We want to make Milan bigger and bigger with ever more ambitious goals. I have to thank the owners and the club, here I feel appreciated and respected and this is fundamental for a coach, “added Pioli.

Returning to tomorrow’s match, Pioli adds: “Tonali said that we shouldn’t think that an equal is enough? He’s right, we don’t play like that, we don’t know how to spare ourselves, but we must enter the field and attack. We must not change our way of playing. play. Tomorrow we have to put in the best possible performance. They have very specific qualities, but we have to play with our characteristics. It will take great determination and clarity in the choices “.

Pioli then speaking of Leao explained that “he is a great player. Tomorrow he will be in top condition and like everyone else he will give his best to reach our goal. After Turin I didn’t have to tell him anything. I saw him well. We analyzed the knockout. of Turin. If the opponents think of seeing Milan from Turin they will be disappointed. Leao is doing well as are the others. “Pioli’s Milan have always got up after a defeat.” We are a strong team with important values. We know the difficulties we will find, but we have great motivations and then we will play in front of our fans. We have all the cards to do well “, concluded the Rossoneri coach.