Montella explains who will be Milan new captain

AC Milan have yet to decide who will be the new captain. Vincenzo Montella, in today’s press conference, gave some indications about the possible choice.

During manager Vincenzo Montella today’s press conference on the eve of AC Milan – Craiova, among the many questions posed to the technician could not miss that regarding the captain’s armband. Who will lead the rossoneri this season?

As of tradition, in Silvio Berlusconi’s presidency, captain was assigned one of the senior players of the team, although, in the last few years, Riccardo Montolivo was chosen as captain by the clubs imposition. The change of ownership last April, promises new options about the captain. According to manager Montella, the new rossoneri management has decided that as captain will be chosen one of the newcomers: “I will take a few more days to think about it – said the manager – It was a clubs decision“.

Over the past few weeks, indications were that captain was going to be elected Leonardo Bonucci. Rumors suggested that he was promised the armband during the negotiations. The ex Juventus centre back is till the favorite but faces stiff competition from former Lazio midfielder, Lucas Biglia. At this point, it is certain that despite the fans insistence for one between Giacomo Bonaventura or Alessio Romagnoli to be chosen as captain their candidacies were not taken in consideration. While Riccardo Montolivo, regardless his reserves about such a decision, has agreed to quit the captaincy.

Read here Why Leonardo Bonucci should be Milan’s new captain?