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AC Milan director Maldini has board message: I knew this squad would flourish

AC Milan director Paolo Maldini admits he has no idea of the plans the board has for him.

Maldini is expected to depart at the end of the season.

He said, "We must give stability to the team now. I was confident we'd get good results with coach Stefano Pioli and that was confirmed.

“I am very proud, as I watch 90 per cent of the training sessions, so I knew this squad was destined to flourish. The lockdown allowed Pioli to have the kind of intensive training he didn't have time for before.

“Many new players have done well, like Ante Rebic, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ismael Bennacer… If I have to pick one player who impressed me the most, it'd be Franck Kessie. He has become a complete player and working in a two-man midfield has really made a difference.

“I am sure we have the strong foundations for the future Milan team. The decisions on who will be part of the future Milan will be made by others and perhaps by myself too."

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