Published On: Tue, Mar 5th, 2013

AC Milan youngster: “I want to be like Maldini”

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full back wants to emulate the footsteps of legend , he told interviewers.

The youngster is enjoying a good start to his career and has established himself as the Rossoneri’s leading full back.

“As soon as I started playing my inspiration was Maldini, then every player has his own style,” the 20-year-old stated.

“Assistant Coach Mauro Tassotti is helping me a lot to improve in my role and I really hope to mirror the career that Maldini had.”

De Sciglio has appeared in 19 Serie A games this term, as well as featuring in five Champions League encounters.

“I think playing in Serie A is as good as it gets,” he added. “Meanwhile, in the Champions League you get to play against the best of European teams and gain experience.”

About the Author

Sam Lewis

- Hailing from the delightfully cynical section of England called Wolverhampton – has been a firm follower of Calcio since the likes of Del Piero and Maldini paraded Italian turf like Demi Gods, and became a Milan fan the moment Pippo Inzaghi rolled the ball past Pepe Reina for Milan’s 7th European Trophy.

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