Borini: “The opposition won’t let us play”

By Fred Ilondo -

After a short break, Milan players are already back at Milanello as they prepare to face Cagliari on Sunday.

Fabio Borini, one of the many new signings made by the Rossoneri last summer took the time to talk about the team’s struggle and the work done with Coach Gattuso.

“We’ve had a good week of intense training, the mood is positive and we’ll start to see more of the work we’ve done with the Coach now,” Borini told Sky Sport Italia.

“The problem is that the opposing teams know they are facing Milan, so they won’t let us play and it’s difficult for us to break them down. We also have a lot of players who are new to Serie A from different Leagues and it takes a while to adapt.”

Borini is known to be a striker, however, he had to adapt to new roles this season as he has often played wide, either as a winger, a wingback or as a fullback.

“Inevitably that affects my goals ratio, as unless I shoot from 50 metres away, it’ll be difficult…”

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