AC Milan youngster Daniel Maldini could be relied upon more and more over the next 12 months as the club look to go down a youth-led route, a report claims.
As MilanNews notes, Daniel Maldini became the third generation of his family to play for the Rossoneri during the 1-1 draw against Hellas Verona at the start of February, of course succeeding his father Paolo and grandfather Cesari.
Daniel, unlike his father and grandfather, is an attacking player but the report claims that the similarities between the three are symbolised by Daniel’s great professionalism, his silence off the pitch and talent on it.
The teenager has nine goals and five assists in 15 games for Milan Primavera this season, helping Giunti’s side win promotion back to the top flight of U19 football at the first attempt.
In a situation of great uncertainty for Milan at management level, patience is necessary in allowing Daniel Maldini to grow and develop, and his first team future will have to be built step by step.
With the various rumours in the press suggesting that CEO Ivan Gazidis is going for a youth-led revolution of Milan, the signs are good for the forward, who could find space as a winger or as a trequartista.
It is of course a thought that will be postponed until next season because of the Coronavirus emergency, a pandemic that inflicted Paolo and Daniel himself, but certainly hasn’t tinted the bright future that he has.