Thursday, July 16, 2009

Ignazio Abate Ready For Milan

Arriving back to the Milan camp after an extra holiday given due to his participation for the Italian U-21 at the latest European U-21 championship, Ignazio Abate talked to Milan channel, revealing his excitement to play for Milan after series on loan experiences. Speaking about returning to Milan, Abate stated that "I've come here with great humility, I'll try to take my chances and put the coach in difficulty. I only have to think about working and being ready."

Moreover Abate also added that he is confident that he will fit properly in Milan's new system as he claimed that Leo's new tactics is suitable to his playing characteristic. "The coach and my team mates know my characteristics, I'll try to use them to the fullest. Concerning the system, I think it's right for my characteristics, so I'll have more chances compared to previous years and as I said I have to be ready, " Abate said.


Beside talking about his preparation, the 23 your old Italian international also speak about other players such as Ronaldinho and Andrea Pirlo. About dinho, Abate believes that the Brazillian super star would be back at his best next season adding that he also hopes Pirlo will stay at Milan regardind the rumors that the Italian superstar is set to leave the club for Chelsea.

On the latter note, Abate also said his opinion about the future of Milan without Kaka on the squad saying that despite the Brazilian Ace's important contribution to the Italian giants, he believes the team will still be competitive. "He's certainly a very important player, but this is a year of renewal, many things have changed, the system and we will use other characteristics," said Abate.


Milan are preparing for their trip to US where they will play some games including heavy matches against Chelsea and Inter. The boys are scheduled to take off on Saturday, July 18 from Milanello.



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written by Dewa Nugraha

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