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Tuesday April 17 2012
Allegri: 'My Milan tactics'

Massimiliano Allegri explains his tactical decisions to revamp Milan, replacing Clarence Seedorf with Kevin-Prince Boateng.

The Coach won the Scudetto in his first San Siro campaign and is only one point behind leaders Juventus in this season.

“It is a very different environment to what I was used to before, as at Milan you play every three days to win,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“There is a big club behind you. With Adriano Galliani we try to improve many situations and I immediately found a great atmosphere in the locker room, with people who really wanted to get back on track.

“Choices must be made at the right moment. With the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Boateng and Robinho, we had to change our style of play.

“I removed Seedorf because he had different characteristics to Boateng, whose physical strength could give us a bigger hand in attack.

“Clarence was doing very well at the time, just as he is now in a wider role.”

Allegri was also asked how important a Coach is in the wider scheme of things.

“He has to transmit his character and help on a psychological level, but then the champions make the difference.”

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