Massimiliano Allegri feels Milan's Italian Super Cup win over Inter was the perfect start to the season. “We know we can beat anybody.”
The Rossoneri fought back from a goal down to defeat their rivals in Beijing on August 6 and are in Sweden today for a friendly with Malmo.
“We are facing an important side that we could well be paired with in the Champions League,” said the Coach.
“The Super Cup victory allows us to prepare for the start of the season in the best possible way. I have an exceptional squad with more motivation than last year and I'm sure we'll be protagonists.
“Unlike last season, when we brought in new players on transfer deadline day and again in January, this team is already a solid unit. When winning the Scudetto, we needed the first six months just to build the team.
“The lads know each other now and we are all convinced of our strength. When we are highly motivated and ready to play good football, we know we can beat anybody. Milan proved that in the Super Cup against Inter.”
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