Donnarumma, Calhanoglu, Kjaer and Laxalt comment on return to training: ‘We are ready’

By Oliver Fisher -

A number of AC Milan’s squad offered a quick comment to Milan TV on their way in to Milanello ahead of Wednesday’s training session.

The players officially began training again on Tuesday morning after undergoing their COVID tests on Monday. They were greeted by president Paolo Scaroni, CEO Ivan Gazidis, technical director Paolo Maldini and sporting director Frederic Massara.

As the squad were arriving for Wednesday morning’s session a number of players offered a word to Milan TV about the upcoming season and their feelings regarding returning to training.

Upon his arrival at Milanello today, Hakan Calhanoglu said: “I want to continue playing like this. Yesterday we had a great training and we want to pick up where we left off. July MVP award? Everyone’s credit.”

Gianluigi Donnarumma said: “We are very excited. The first training session went well yesterday. We want to restart strong. Forza Milan!”

Simon Kjaer added: “We are ready to start again. We have recharged our batteries. We have to continue on the path traced at the end of last season. We want to get many points, we hope it will be an interesting season.”

Alessio Romagnoli said: “We want to start again. We want to repeat the last months of last season. I send a big hug to the fans, we hope to see you again soon in San Siro.”

Finally, Diego Laxalt added: “I’m happy to be here. It was nice to meet my team-mates after the holidays. Holidays are good for rest, but we are ready to start again. Sorry that there are no fans here, but we hope that soon they can come back to cheer for us.”

Meanwhile, Milan have announced that their first official friendly of the summer will be next Wednesday at 17:00 CET and will be against Novara, a team they have faced in friendlies before.

 

Tags AC Milan Diego Laxalt Gianluigi Donnarumma Hakan Calhanoglu Simon Kjaer