Stephan El Shaarawy is the youngest Milan player ever to score in the Champions League and already looks ahead to Inter.
“It was a very tough game in which we struggled to the end, but we’re very satisfied and will enjoy this victory,” he said of the 3-2 result away to Zenit.
Aged 19 years and 342 days, the ‘Little Pharaoh’ is the first teenager ever to net in this competition for the Rossoneri. It was also his fifth goal in four games.
“With the players we have, we can create many scoring opportunities and this is why we have decided to play this way.
“We started very well and then lost intensity a little, partly due to Zenit’s pressure, but at the end of the day we didn’t lose our shape and won.
“The Coach asks me to come back and help in defence, so I am at his disposal.”
Milan face rivals Inter in the Derby della Madonnina on Sunday night.
“This victory gives us confidence and belief ahead of the derby. It’ll be a difficult game, but we will prepare for it as best we can.”