Maldini: “In Berlusconi’s time, it was easier to bounce back”

By Isak Möller -

Ahead of the 120th anniversary of AC Milan, which will take place on the 13th od December, the club’s technical director and legend Paolo Maldini spoke to Sportweek (via MilanNews.it) about the current situation. 

The Rossoneri have had a slow start to this season, claiming just 17 points after 14 games. Of course, this isn’t good enough for a club like Milan, and the management has had o withstand heavy criticism from the fans.

Maldini was asked about the situation and decided to refer back to the club’s history, highlighting that a longer poor run of form has happened for the Rossoneri before. Furthermore, he is convinced that they will bounce back.

“The three distinctive values ​​of Milan? Passion, elegance and ambition. We have had downfalls but we have always bounced back even though various eras are to be considered.

“In Berlusconi’s time, it was easier to bounce back. There was an important company structure and less competition, now all the English teams and many others in Europe can afford to spend important figures on the market,” he stated.

After the win against Parma last time out, Milan will be looking to continue on the same path as they take on Bologna on Sunday evening. With just three games left until the Christmas break, they need to finish strong.

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