AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli urged his gamers to focus on their residence match towards Atalanta on Sunday (May 15) and never fear about Inter Milan’s match, with the Serie A title inside touching distance.
Milan may turn out to be champions in the event that they beat Atalanta on Sunday and rivals Inter Milan, who’re second, drop factors at Cagliari later the identical day.
Milan are prime of the league on 80 factors, two forward of Inter, with two matches every left to play.
“We must only focus on the match and that will determine what will happen next,” Pioli instructed reporters on Saturday.
“I won’t think about Inter’s game, I don’t care. We don’t need more motivation than what we already have because we are already at the top in these terms.”
Milan, who’re on a 14-match unbeaten run in the league, are aiming to win the Serie A title for the primary time since 2011.
“All the players are focused and motivated, just like me. We’ll get on the bus with positive energy and fans ready to support us for 95 minutes,” Pioli added.
The Italian coach hoped that striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has struggled with a knee harm for a lot of the season, would keep with the membership subsequent marketing campaign.
The Sweden worldwide, who has gained 4 Scudettos throughout his profession, will see out his Milan contract in June.
“I hope it won’t be his last game at San Siro,” Pioli stated of Ibrahimovic, who has scored eight objectives in 26 matches in all competitions for Milan this time period.
“He is a great champion, and I don’t only refer to the technical aspect. I respect him so much, Zlatan is smart enough to decide his future,” Pioli added.
Source : channelnewsasia.com