Rafael Leao is preparing for his third season with Milan, having arrived from Lille in the summer of 2019. Despite some good spells, it’s still tough to determine what the status of the player is.
In many ways, as highlighted by Gazzetta Dello Sport (via MilanNews), the dilemmas the Rossoneri had with the player two years ago are still here. This upcoming season, therefore, will most likely be decisive for Leao’s future.
The first relates to his position on the pitch: is he a winger or a striker? He has been used as a left-winger, a centre-forward and a second striker during his spell with the club and while he has performed best on the wing, it’s still not obvious.
Then there is the fact that he has been very inconsistent. We all know that he has huge potential but at the same time, he has to take the next step. With signings expected for the attack, the pressure will be on him to perform this season.