The former Brazil manager, Carlos Dunga, spoke to Sky Italia (via MilanNews.it) on Lucas Paqueta’s position at AC Milan. The Rossoneri have had a poor start to the season, which has affected the young midfielder.
Milan have lost six of their first 11 games in Serie A this season, with the most recent one coming against Lazio last night. In the interview, Dunga stated that he thinks Paqueta would do better with another team.
“Everyone expects him to solve Milan’s problems. With a more ready team, he is another player. He still has to grow and understand what his best position is,” Dunga stated.
The Rossoneri paid around €40m to Flamengo for the player in January (via Transfermarkt). In fact, he had an instant impact on the team along with the other arrival Kris Piatek, almost leading Milan to a top-four finish.
However, the duo has since dropped in form. One could suspect that it has to do with the departure of Gennaro Gattuso, who resigned from his position as manager of the San Siro side in the summer. On the other hand, few players have performed as of late.