Galliani plays down tactical demands of AC Milan president Berlusconi

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani insists president Silvio Berlusconi doesn't dictate on-field matters. Berlusconi has ordered Coach Massimiliano Allegri to adopt a 4-3-1-2 system.

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani insists president Silvio Berlusconi doesn't dictate on-field matters.

Berlusconi has ordered Coach Massimiliano Allegri to adopt a 4-3-1-2 system.

Galliani said: “Milan are planning a return to that tactic, but it was not dictated by President Berlusconi. We simply decided to adopt this system when we signed Riccardo Saponara from Empoli, seeing as he is a trequartista.

“The moment we signed him it was obvious we’d play with 4-3-1-2 and not 4-3-3.”

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