"He's a player of great quality, but I think that Clarence Seedorf is right when he says that the Brazilian can be a jewel for Milan, but is not an essential player," said the ex-Rossoneri striker.

Gila also said: "When I face Milan, I won't be seeking revenge against (coach) Carlo Ancelotti. Of course, when last season I was on the bench for eight games in a row I realized that I had to change clubs."