Monday February 17 2014
Rami: Milan are improving

Adil Rami believes that Milan may show this week against Atletico Madrid that they are ‘getting better with time’.

The Rossoneri continue work under new Coach Clarence Seedorf with a return to Champions League action with a Last 16 first leg clash on Wednesday night at home to high-flying Atletico.

It is a game that one of the Italians’ new faces does not see as necessarily arriving too soon.

“We’ll see against Atletico but we’re getting better with time,” Rami has mused recently to Milan Channel.

“We’re getting used to this system and we won so there’s more confidence.

“Atletico are a strong team mentally too, they’re not your typical team that always looks for the ball like Barcelona, they prefer to play on the counter attack.

“We’ll have to do well against them, we’ll have to play at 100 per cent. Diego Costa is fast, always does well and always wants to win.

“At the moment we have a lot of possession but we’re not being dangerous enough, with time and confidence we’ll get back to winning with continuity.”

Milan head into midweek with a 1-0 win over Bologna from Week 24.

“Against Bologna, I knew inside myself that we couldn’t end the game 0-0 and when Mario scored, I couldn’t believe it.

“What a goal, he has a really powerful shot but it’s not just power, there’s technique as well, the ball followed a perfect trajectory and not many players can shoot like that.”

Rami also commented on a couple of his teammates.

“It’s easy to play with Kevin Constant as we’ve known each other for years and of course it’s easier to talk to him.

“Adel Taarabt speaks English and French, he’s new here, but he’s getting to know everyone.

“I have to listen to the Coach. He says we’re playing with a system that puts pressure on the adversary and leaves little space for the opposition forwards and I try and do my job as best I can.”

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