In the wake of his impressive display against Fiorentina last weekend, AC Milan’s head coach, Stefano Pioli, has affirmed his contentment with Samuel Chukwueze’s contributions to the team.
Chukwueze, who joined Milan during the last transfer window, faced scrutiny for his initial struggles, prompting questions about his suitability for the club.
Addressing the media ahead of the Champions League encounter with Borussia Dortmund, Pioli candidly acknowledged Chukwueze’s challenging initiation into the Rossoneri fold.
Despite the Nigerian winger’s early difficulties, Pioli expressed satisfaction with his recent performance against Fiorentina.
Pioli attributed Chukwueze’s initial setbacks to an injury sustained while on international duty with Nigeria in Portugal last month, affecting the player’s integration into the team.
“I was happy with Chukwueze’s performance against Fiorentina. He had a difficult start due to an injury, which slowed down his integration into the team.
“Being a bit further inside allows him to be more involved in the game, but his position will depend on how we decide to play and his combinations with Calabria.”Pioli remarked,
Milan invested €20 million to secure Chukwueze’s services from Villarreal, highlighting the club’s commitment to the Nigerian talent.