Mathieu Flamini has backed AC Milan's move for Olympique Marseille fullback Taye Taiwo. Flamini came through the ranks at Marseille and rates the club and its players highly.

"He would be a great addition," Flamini told Mediaset. "He is physically strong and gets forward a lot without neglecting the defensive part of the game."

Asked about his own form, Flamini said: "I am happy because I have played a lot more with respect to the past.

"I feel that I have found my space and my role in this team."

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