Wednesday July 25 2018
Official: Leonardo back at Milan

Milan have officially confirmed that Leonardo has returned to the club as general manager.

The Brazilian is a former Rossoneri player and Coach, and was previously sporting director at Paris Saint-Germain.

With Elliott Management taking over from former owner Yonghong Li it was reported that Leonardo would return, and that has now been officially confirmed by the club.

“The new AC Milan course continues with with the appointment of Leonardo De Araujo ("Leonardo") as General Manager of the technical-sporting area,” a statement confirms.

“It’s a very emotional return for Milan fans, as well as a professional signing of great experience and international standing, who will strengthen the competitiveness of the team worldwide.

“Under new leadership after the recent change of ownership, the club's primary objective is to return permanently to the elite of European football.

“The appointment of Leonardo as General Manager of the technical-sporting area marks a further step in that direction.

“Further news regarding the composition of the club management team will be communicated later.”

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