Wednesday April 13 2016
Brocchi: ‘Milan doesn’t scare me’

Cristian Brocchi is “not afraid” of the Milan job, and is considering a 4-3-1-2 shape.

The new Rossoneri Coach was officially presented today, having replaced Sinisa Mihajlovic until the end of the season.

“Am I afraid of having my fingers burned?” Bronchi considered, with Clarence Seedorf and Filippo Inzaghi both having been sacked by the Diavolo in their first Coaching roles.

“In recent months this term has been used exponentially more. It’s about making the most of your opportunity, it’s natural that risk exists when you have such a big opportunity.

“Of course, you need to have the humility to understand that if things don’t go well you’ve had the opportunity to walk this road without thinking about a big chance that went wrong.

“I have no negative thoughts, I’m playing for this opportunity with the great desire and spirit which have always distinguished me. I’m not afraid, I know what I can do.

“That’s not to say that I’m 100 per cent certain that Milan will win seven games out of seven, but I’ll give 100 per cent.”

Club President Silvio Berlusconi is well-known for advocating two strikers, could Brocchi change from 4-3-3 to a 4-3-1-2?

“In my career, I’ve used that and 4-3-3. I like to have a back four and a midfield three, then with the three attacking players I like to have different options.

“With the Primavera I used a trequartista in the second half of the season. This team has players who can play as a trident. We can play with a trequartista, but also a front-three.

“These will definitely be the formations I’ll use.”

It was revealed yesterday that the new Coach has only been given a two-month contract, but he insists that doesn’t affect his job security.

“It’s not a contract which allows you to be more or less calm,” Brocchi said.

“If I had a contract for two years of more but I did badly I’d be replaced anyway, and the only I’d have is that my back is covered by a contract.

“It’s not my priority, the important thing is the good of Milan. If it doesn’t go well I’ll have the humility to recognise that.”

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