AC Milan Boss Vincenzo Montella Outlines Final Targets After Hectic 'Summer of Dreams'

Monday July 24th, 2017

AC Milan manager Vincenzo Montella has revealed the rest of his transfer plans after a hectic summer window already, but insists there is no rush.

Having already spent over £160m on arrivals this summer, many are starting to think that Milan are on the verge of a special season, and Montella credits the new ownership his team has undergone.

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"I've started to dream and week after week I didn't understand how could purchases and money be multiplied like that. More than what I thought has been done. The Chinese owners respect everyone's position, which doesn't happen a lot in football," Montella told Gazzetta dello Sport (via Gianluca Di Marzio).


He then went on to discuss how his team could continue to improve, claiming that Milan target a striker as their priority, but maintained there is no pressure on them after so many new signings already this summer.


"The main focus is on a striker, then maybe on an offensive winger and a midfielder. But there's no more hurry like before.

"He must have a few things: in-front-of-the-goal abilities and being able to play for the team." 

The Milan boss also went on to explain how hard he tried to sign Leonardo Bonucci, and discussed just how useful the former Juventus man will be.

"I sent (Massimiliano) Mirabelli at least 10 messages a day with only four words. Good morning, or good evening, director: Bonucci.

"We've got open and continuous contacts. Bonucci is a great professional, he's succeeded in optimising his performances with his mentality. He'll set the example for our youngsters."

Montella's dream summer seems set to continue, and the manager will be hoping for an incredible season after such a successful transfer window.

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