Pinto admits management are delighted with the way the Italy midfielder has kicked off the new season.
He said, "Pellegrini? A certain empathy is created. Then Lorenzo is the leader with or without an armband and we are all happy for him."
He then added: "We have to think game after game and I say it because we believe it.
"With (Jose) Mourinho we have started a path and with time we will improve."
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