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Saturday April 3 2021
Saelemaekers: 'No preferred position'

Alexis Saelemaekers is not concerned by switching to a right-back role for Milan against Sampdoria today. ‘I don’t have a preferred position.’

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Due to the injury crisis, Diogo Dalot or Pierre Kalulu were expected to play at right-back, but instead it’s attacking winger Saelemaekers who drops to a deeper role.

“I don’t have any particular position that I prefer more than others. I just try to give all I can to help the team, that’s what is important to me,” the Belgium international told Milan TV.

“The team is almost back to full strength now, it was a really difficult period playing without so many important players. We have to prove today that we are a strong team.

“It’s crucial we put into practice everything that the coach asks us to do in training.”