Japan manager Alberto Zaccheroni believes playing for Milan in Serie A will “benefit” Keisuke Honda.
Although the Rossoneri have not made the move official, it has long been known Honda will sign for them on a Bosman when his contract with CSKA Moscow expires on December 31.
“Honda is not officially a Milan player yet, so I can’t technically say anything about that,” Zaccheroni told Sky Sport Italia.
“I can only say that the other Japanese players who have played in Italy really benefited from taking part in such a difficult tournament as Serie A.”
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