AC Milan certainly failed to redeem themselves after the 5-0 defeat against Atalanta, only managing 0-0 against Sampdoria at San Siro yesterday. The worst player on the pitch, without a doubt, was Suso.
The Spaniard never confident from the start and the showed throughout the game. In addition to not being as effective with his dribbling, the winger failed to find his teammates in the box, wasting many crosses.
In other words, he was very inconclusive, a lot more than usual. In today’s edition of Corriere Della Sera (via MilanNews.it), the inevitable question is asked: should Pioli continue to insist on Suso, or is it time to bench the former Liverpool man?
Taking the Rossoneri faithful’s reaction to his performance into account, they wouldn’t be too happy if he got the chance from start against Cagliari on Saturday. The natural replacement is Castillejo, but Calhanoglu could also move to the right flank.