Stefano Pioli does not rule out surprise in goal

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Stefano Pioli does not rule out surprise in goal

Milan will face Monza on Saturday. For Stefano Pioli it will be a special match: “Yes, there is also a somewhat romantic aspect. Berlusconi and Galliani made the history of Milan. We, however, have to leave these things aside. I have to congratulate Palladino because he gave Monza an identity right away. Berlusconi has not called me this week. In the past yes, we talked about soccer in general and he expressed his ideas at the tactical level, including not playing from behind.”

With the Brianzoli it will not be easy: “They are a team that defends well, very aggressively; they dribble well, even if Rovella will be missing, Barberis will play. They have complete characteristics. With the new coach they have taken only one goal and won 3 out of 4 matches. They will play against the Italian champions and will be very determined.”

After the game against Hellas Verona Ciprian Tatarusanu received several criticisms and Pioli does not rule out surprise: “It is not a given that he will not also turn, 7 games are a lot even for a goalkeeper. He is an experienced, mature and respected player and will give his contribution in both offensive and defensive phases.”

On the conditions of Theo Hernandez and Maignan, the Rossoneri’s helmsman expressed himself as follows, “What happened to Theo and Zoe is not a pleasant situation, it’s very unpleasant, and they also entered inside us; the first days he was very upset and he is unloading on the field: we will help him in everything, we are there. We are sorry for Mike: we evaluated everything possible, he wanted to play in Verona, we had checked everything, but this injury will keep him out at least until January.”

“Injuries are situations that can happen,” Pioli continued, “but I have a strong group available with the recoveries of Kjaer and De Ketelaere. Charles is an offensive player, he can play in the middle of the field, on the center right or center left: he will be used in these positions. Is it possible to see him together with Diaz? Yes, it is possible. The more quality players there are on the field the more chances there are to win matches.”

Closing remark dedicated to Ibrahimovic: “Zlatan in everything he says and does is never trivial, he is very intelligent; he knows how we want to play and how we prepare matches. and he compares himself with me. His presence is a positive one. His recovery is still a bit long, it will take some time to see him back on the field; it’s nice, though, to see him here inside Milanello: he’s fine with the boys.”

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