Ibrahimovic: Maignan, Hernandez and Leau will remain in Milan

Ibrahimovic: Maignan, Hernandez and Leau will remain in Milan

Rossoneri leaders, according to Zlatan, are happy at the current club

Today, June 13, the presentation of the season took place Milan 2024/25. He spoke at it Zlatan Ibrahimovicwho now works as a consultant to the Rossoneri management on breeding policy, announced some personnel news.

In particular, regarding the three team leaders, Zlatan was categorical:

“Maignan, Hernandez and Leau remain. They are key players for us. They are happy here.”

28-year-old goalkeeper Mike Maignan has played for Milan for three full seasons. In the previous campaign, he played 42 matches in all tournaments (15 clean sheets), conceding 52 goals. Last winter it was reported that Bavaria was interested in him.

26-year-old left back Theo Hernandez has been a Rossoneri player since 2019. Last season, the Frenchman appeared on the field 46 times, scored five goals and provided 11 assists. In March, it was reported that he was also in the Munich giants’ area of ​​interest, being a priority option to replace Alphonso Davies.

25-year-old winger Rafael Leau is Milan’s main asset (estimated value: 90 million euros, according to Transfermarkt). He joined his current club the same year Theo did and, like Maignan, came from Lille. During the 2023/24 season, the Portuguese scored 15 goals and 14 assists in 47 meetings. In the spring, there was talk of interest in Rafael from Arsenal, Manchester United and PSG.

Currently, all three are preparing for the 2024 European Championship as part of their national teams. In addition to them, the Red-Blacks are represented in the continental championship by: defender Simon Kjaer (Denmark), midfielder Tijani Reynders (Netherlands), forwards Noah Okafor (Switzerland), Luka Jovic (Serbia) and Olivier Giroud (France). True, the latter will definitely leave the club and join FC Los Angeles.

At the end of the season, Milan took second place in Serie A and managed to change their coach. Stefano Pioli was replaced by Paulo Fonseca, Shakhtar’s ex-mentor. The Portuguese came along the beaten track from Lille.

Source: Sportarena

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