AC Milan striker El Shaarawy insists no Allegri problems

AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy insists he gets along with coach Max Allegri. El Shaarawy was dropped by Allegri last season.

AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy insists he gets along with coach Max Allegri.

El Shaarawy was dropped by Allegri last season.

“Massimiliano Allegri tells me I’m more predictable when I cut in from the left, so I should play more as an out and out striker. I’ll know how to adapt, even though I do find it easier to start from the left, as that’s where I started out. I’m enthusiastic.

“I also want to clarify there has never been a row with Allegri. When he dropped me against Napoli, he explained his ideas and I accepted them calmly. I was fully aware that I wasn’t the same El Shaarawy as a few months earlier. I was on the bench, there was no need to stir up the chaos that followed in the media.

“I’ve learned from that experience for the future. I learned that football can change from one day to the next, whether it turns positive or negative. You have to keep a level head in success and failure.”

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