Maldini: “The goal is to improve last year’s position and return to the top”

By Oliver Fisher -

Director Paolo Maldini has claimed that ‘the flame is on’ for AC Milan, and the objective is to ‘make it stronger’.

The former defender, along with Zvonomir Boban, were present at the unveiling of new head coach Marco Giampaolo in front of the media on Monday.

Maldini re-iterated that the desire for the club it to build on last season, and try and get an extra 10,000 fans per game in the stadium on average.

“I will always be grateful to Leonardo,” Maldini began

“The goal of Zvone and Massara is to want to be competitive again as soon as possible.

“Giampaolo’s choice was shared by the company and the technical management.

“The love of the fans is there, the idea is to go from 50,000 on average to 60,000 on average, it takes ambitions.

“The fans understood this moment for Milan, they showed it last year. We arrived at -1 from the Champions League. The flame is on, what we ask is to make it stronger.

“The goal is not only to win but to win, improve last year’s position and return to the top as soon as possible.

“Marco is focusing on us a lot, not only for the players but also for the staff.”

The former Diavolo No.3 then addressed the future of Gianluigi Donnarumma, who has apparently communicated his desire to stay at the club.

“We have him, the idea of ​​having him with us for a long time is the first thing that comes to our mind. At this moment we are in this position.

“The market is long, there are priorities indicated by the coach.”

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