Colombo admits desire to impress against parent club Milan but would not celebrate a goal

By Oliver Fisher -

Lorenzo Colombo has stated that he will not celebrate if he scores a goal against AC Milan in Saturday’s game at the Via del Mare.

It will be a strange feeling for Colombo as he is expected to start against Milan, who are his parent club and also the club that he came through the academy of and is a boyhood fan of, but of course he will have the mission of impressing the management first hand.

Colombo has scored four league goals this season for Lecce and they have all been crucial in some way, with speculation already doing the rounds about his future and whether he could become part of the plans at Milan from the summer.

A few days before the match between Lecce and Milan, Colombo spoke to Lecce’s official media channel to speak about what it will mean to face the Rossoneri, with his comments relayed by MilanNews.

On the match against Milan: “It’s a match that weighs heavily on a personal level. But I want to do well, like in every other match, and if I were to score I don’t think I would celebrate.”

On a future with the national team: “Playing in a World Cup with the blue shirt is my big dream, but right now I don’t think about it. If the future then has this task for me, I’d be happy.”

On the season with Lecce so far: “We’re having a great season, our strength is the group and the spirit of sacrifice. But we’re not satisfied, the season is still long. And I wanted to prove I deserved Serie A, I’m succeeding.”

On the relationship with coach Baroni: “For me coach Baroni was fundamental: he always believed in me, it’s a fortune to be able to work together.”

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