Cesare Prandelli believes Cristian Brocchi “can do really well at Milan. I think he was destined for greatness.”
The former midfielder was appointed yesterday after Sinisa Mihajlovic’s dismissal, gaining promotion from the Primavera youth team.
“Brocchi was the first signing I made at Verona,” Prandelli told calciomercato.com.
“As a player he was tactically intuitive, starting his journey wide and then eventually able to feature in any midfield role.
“He was a very altruistic player, generous and very sharp, someone who always relished confrontation.
“Brocchi can do really well at Milan and I think he was destined for greatness. He always studied football a great deal and will continue to do so.
“He loves an exchange of ideas, but I am sure he’ll be able to bring forward his own ideas to get the best out of the players at his disposal.
“He has a great quality that not all Coaches possess, which is the ability to read the game very well. He can make the most of this chance, despite it being a complicated start.
“I wish you all the luck in the world, Cristian, as you’ll need that too.”
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