Scaroni drops hint as Rangnick-Milan rumours continue to gather steam

By Isak Möller -

After Ralf Rangnick’s comments to BILD last night, the rumours of a move to AC Milan have certainly gathered steam. For months now, the 61-year-old has been identified as the Rossoneri’s next manager by the media. 

During a video conference earlier today (via Milanlive.it), Milan president Paolo Scaroni made an appearance. Amongst other things, he was asked about the Rossoneri’s future and what plans they have in mind.

In particular, the president dropped a hint with regards to Rangnick, making it clear that CEO Ivan Gazidis wants to build a young team. Of course, the German manager is perfect for the job given what he has done for the Red Bull empire.

“Ivan Gazidis, a professional in the football world, was a welcome addition. He deals with three areas: the first is to build a young team, with young players who play fast, faster than what is usually seen in Italy, more similar to the English model or Ajax,” he stated.

A subtle yet telling clue: Milan’s new project will be based on young talents and a modern game. Certainly, it’s hard to imagine Stefano Pioli as the leader of this. Rangnick, on the other hand…

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