·6 June 2023
·6 June 2023
A number of AC Milan’s star players have not taken the news of Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara’s sacking well, according to a report.
According to Calciomercato.com, the Milan squad have been left disappointed by the news that Maldini and Massara will no longer continue in their roles as the technical and sporting director of the club.
The source mentions Theo Hernandez, Mike Maignan, Sandro Tonali and Rafael Leao in particular as being unhappy with the news. Indeed, Milan’s most representative players ‘did not take the club’s decision very well’.
They were attached to the two directors and grateful to those who first decided to bring them to the club. They know that they owe a lot to Maldini and Massara and as soon as they learned that there will be leaving, it was not a positive reaction.
Leao has just renewed until 2028 also thanks to Maldini’s work, while Theo only arrived after the former captain’s trip to Ibiza convinced him to join Milan over Bayer Leverkusen.
Tonali has been a Milan fan since he was a child, meaning grew up with the legend of Maldini, who helped him achieve his childhood dream by playing for the club he loves so much.
What about Maignan? Well, Maldini and Massara decided to move strongly for him Donnarumma’s farewell and convinced him he is one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
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