How will Milan change with the arrival of Rebic

There are no doubts, with the signing of Ante Rebic, AC Milan will return to the classic 4-3-3 formation explains La Gazzetta dello Sport.

MILAN NEWS – With the arrival of Ante Rebic, AC Milan will return to the old 4-3-3 formation assures La Gazzetta dello Sport. A decision dictated not by on-pitch related issues but by the transfer market.

Ante Rebic, the last summer signing of the Rossoneri, has indeed given a jolt to Giampaolo’s initial plans. Because the Croatian has speed, physicality and predisposition to play from out wide in the attacking trident. His excellent performances between the Croatian national team and Eintracht Frankfurt confirm it.

Rebic is not Angel Correa, the declared transfer target that AC Milan pursued for two very long months. The 25-year-old from former Fiorentina, although potentially flexible, is a true left winger, which seems a clear message from the Rossoneri management. The team is moving from the trequartista/second striker to a winger.

Moreover, it was Marco Giampaolo himself who opened the idea of reviving the trident after the defeat against Udinese, underlining the importance of putting Krzysztof Piatek at ease, so as to give him back the lost aim after the holidays: “Probably Kris plays better alone, I will have to revise something“.

Rebic on the left, and Suso on the right, will be in support of the Polish center forward. The hypothesis of 4-3-1-2, concludes La Gazzetta, could regain strength only if Piatek is able to adapt quickly to the movements requested by the Italian coach. For the fourth year in a row, 4-3-3 will be the base formation of AC Milan.

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