Adriano Galliani reportedly outlined to Clarence Seedorf yesterday evening exactly what is required of him to save his job at Milan.
The Dutchman has only been in charge of the Rossoneri since the end of January, but poor form and reports such as apparently telling Ultras he intends to offload three-quarters of the current squad have the club considering his future already.
Yesterday evening saw Vice-President and CEO Adriano Galliani meet with the 37-year-old, as he accompanies him on a pre-match training retreat for the squad ahead of their upcoming trips to Lazio and Fiorentina in the coming five days.
The Gazzetta dello Sport today say that this meeting saw Galliani outline to Seedorf the criteria for him to remain in his position, at least until the end of the season.
Whilst a turnaround in results in the next two fixtures is a must, it is supposedly not the only stipulation handed down to Seedorf.
It is understood that the Coach must also demonstrate a change in his managerial techniques with the current group of players.
Seedorf is reported by Tuttosport as using the meeting to strongly deny the comments attributed to him by one of the chief Ultras that he wants to ship out three-quarters of the playing staff.
Even so, it is reported also that assistant Mauro Tassotti has been put on alert, to prepare to take over in an interim role to the end of the season if Seedorf is sacked, before a decision on a long-term successor - rumoured to be Pippo Inzaghi - is made in the summer.