Saturday September 8 2012
Baresi's message to Cassano

Milan legend Franco Baresi cast his eye over the current squad and told Antonio Cassano “it’d be better to talk less and play more.”

The defender who won it all with Arrigo Sacchi’s side spoke to Milan Channel on this new campaign.

“It certainly isn’t easy to begin again without the players who left this summer, but I am convinced it will be a competitive Milan side this year too,” said Baresi.

“I hope Mattia De Sciglio can have a long career with the Rossoneri jersey. I was impressed with Nigel De Jong, as he has technique as well as character.

“Naturally, we all hope that Alexandre Pato can quickly get back to full fitness.”

Baresi was also asked about Cassano, who criticised his former club after moving to Inter.

“I cannot comment on the choices made by other people, as one always has to know the situation from the inside.

“However, I can say that at times it’d be better to talk less and play more.”

Daniele Bonera also hit back at Cassano for his critical comments.