AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini is being linked with Leonardo's backroom staff at Inter.

Gazzetta dello Sport says Leonardo wants to bring Maldini to Inter as he prepares to kickoff a new era at the club.

Maldini, who was offered a role at Chelsea by manager Carlo Ancelotti, has been critical of Milan and patron Silvio Berlusconi.

The way he was treated during his final days as a Rossoneri player is still a bitter memory for the legendary defender.

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