AC Milan head coach Stefano Pioli has two objectives that he wants to achieve between now and the end of the Serie A season, a report claims.
This morning’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport (via MilanNews) reflects on Pioli’s tenure so far since he took over after Marco Giampaolo’s sacking, recalling how close he was to being sacked after the 5-0 defeat against Atalanta in the 2019-20 season when Ralf Rangnick was lined up to replace him.
Since that day everything has changed and now the Rossoneri are one of the best teams in Italy and one of the most in-form teams in Europe. The objective is very different to when he took charge, and speaking yesterday in Trento at the Sport Festival, Pioli set the target.
“We started well in the league, we’re strong, but it will be a balanced season. We want to stay there until the end. The Champions League is not over yet, unfortunately we are missing at least one point with Atletico which would have been very important. However, if you want to pass, you have to win at least three,” he said.
Yesterday’s interview was also an opportunity to talk about his future, as his contract with Milan expires on 30 June 2022, making it clear he is committed to the Rossoneri.
“I feel great at Milan, in my head I don’t have a contractual deadline. In this club we all have the same motivations and ambitions, from the club to the players, and these are things that go beyond the contract. contract renewal is a non-issue.”
A Scudetto race and a well-earned contract renewal: these are the targets for Pioli to achieve.