Antonio Nocerino reveals why he has not repeated the remarkable scoring record he had at Milan last season. “I was more determined.”
The midfielder was the team’s second top hitman behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic and even netted past Barcelona, but is yet to find the net in 2012-13.
“I really like scoring goals and last season was even able to get 10 of them because I was more determined in front of goal,” he told the Guerin Sportivo magazine.
Nocerino was the bargain of the campaign when signed on transfer deadline day from Palermo for just €500,000.
“It is amusing and we often joke about it at the Milanello training ground. I’m not saying that I’m worth €20m or €30m like Ibrahimovic or Thiago Silva, but in fairness I don’t think I’m worth so little either...”
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