Rafael Leao scored the winner for AC Milan in their 1-0 win over Hellas Verona on Saturday afternoon. Despite this, he was criticised by Arrigo Sacchi and Luca Serafini has now joined the discussion.
The Portuguese winger has received a lot of criticism since his big miss against Newcastle in the mid-week clash. However, he bounced back in the best possible by scoring the crucial winner against Verona yesterday, bringing home the three points.
That wasn’t enough for the former Milan manager Arrigo Sacchi, though, who stated this morning that Leao is keeping the Rossoneri from becoming ‘a collective’. Luca Serafini has now joined the debate on the side of the winger.
“With all the respect and friendship that binds me to Arrigo, it seems like a somewhat frivolous criticism to me. To me, Leao seems to be anything but selfish. Leao is strong in his own way, he’s a wonderful player, who sometimes has moments over the 90 minutes in which he disappears from the game,” he told TuttiConvocati.
It remains to be seen if Sacchi will elaborate on his thoughts. In any case, Leao has now scored in three consecutive league games for the first time since he joined Milan, hoping to make it four next week.