Monday January 20 2014
‘Verona could’ve done more’

Zvonimir Boban has reflected that Milan were still vulnerable in Clarence Seedorf’s debut, as he considers the new Coach’s work with Mario Balotelli.

The Rossoneri yesterday evening debuted under their new Dutch tactician, earning a 1-0 win at home to Verona.

Former midfielder Boban has been critical of the side up to this point in his capacity as a television pundit and again suggested the Diavolo were vulnerable, more so than their opponents realised.

“Milan have begun well, but then they lowered their pace,” Boban has considered on Sky Sport Italia of Week 20’s showing. 

“Verona did not realise that they could have done something more. Eventually the goal was scored after a glaring error.

“None of the four forwards without the ball will provide a great effort in the long run.

“There has to be someone who pushes off the ball. They have pressed, but have not done so too far away from the ball.”

Boban was asked about Seedorf’s ability to strike up a positive relationship with Mario Balotelli.

“I do not know Seedorf well enough, if he dedicates himself to personal relationships meticulously,”

“I do not know if he can establish a relationship with Balotelli. During times of difficulty, Balotelli struggles to accept any kind of criticism.”