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Rossoneri Round-up for 9 October: Boban: Milan can return to ‘greatness’ but ‘need a lot of work’

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Former Milan midfielder Zvonimir Boban, who is now employed at FIFA, gave his opinion about where the club is headed under Leonardo and Paolo Maldini and how long it would take for them to get back to greatness.

Boban told Radio Anch’io Sport:

I hope they can start a new cycle and that within 3-4 years, we’ll see Milan again in all their greatness, but we need a lot of work. I wish them well.

Leonardo and Maldini have started working very well, they’ve put everything into their roles and they know football. Good results will come, it takes time.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

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World Football Links

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