Baresi backing Van Basten for AC Milan job

AC Milan legend Franco Baresi says former teammate Marco van Basten would be an ideal coach at the San Siro.

AC Milan legend Franco Baresi says former teammate Marco van Basten would be an ideal coach at the San Siro.

Van Basten is on Milan patron Silvio Berlusconi's shortlist as a replacement for current coach Leonardo, who is expected to leave at the end of the season.

Baresi said: "I do not feel old and I do not want to, which is why I do not want to be a coach. It's a dream that I've left behind.

"The ideal man to be Milan coach now? Van Basten."