Japan manager Alberto Zaccheroni is confident Keisuke Honda can handle his move to AC Milan.
Honda arrived in Milan over the weekend from CSKA Moscow.
â€śIn my view, he is a top player,â€ť Japan Coach Zaccheroni told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
â€śHeâ€™s certainly a great signing and I am astounded Keisuke hadnâ€™t reached one of the most important Leagues before. Perhaps it was the transfer fee causing the problem, as it wasnâ€™t easy for Milan to take him away from CSKA Moscow.
â€śHe has character as well as strength, technique and stamina. Heâ€™s naturally left-footed, has a great shot, takes good free kicks and is very difficult to knock down.
â€śHonda is an atypical Japanese player, even though he himself is very tied to his homeland. When he talks, it is never something banal.
â€śHeâ€™s a character and that is essential at Milan. You could have the technique of Diego Maradona, but if you donâ€™t have character then you wonâ€™t last long at Milan.â€ť
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