Chelsea legend Zola warns Spurs of Pato threat

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has warned Tottenham of the threat of AC Milan star Alexandre Pato.

The Brazil international striker didn't start the first leg, which Milan lost 1-0, but his record of 11 goals in 17 League appearances this season mean he is a potent threat.

“Milan have every chance of going through,” Zola told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Tottenham are a great team, but they are young and inexperienced.”

Asked if he had any advice for Milan, Zola replied: “Play openly because they will not stand off so the defence should concede something.

“Milan should be clever at profiting from it. Paradoxically on a tactical level I would say that it will be simpler for Milan with respect to the first leg.

“They should focus on Pato. He could hurt the English with his speed.”

 
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