Shevchenko points out AC Milan star to decide the derby

AC Milan legend Andriy Shevchenko talks about the upcoming derby and bets on Ibrahimovic to solve the match.

Andriy Shevchenko is someone who has decided the outcome of many derbies during his seven seasons at San Siro. Ahead of the upcoming Milan vs Inter, scheduled for Sunday evening at 20.45 CET, the Rossoneri legend was interviewed by Tuttosport.

The former Ukrainian striker is not surprised by Stefano Pioli’s first place in Serie A. “It does not surprise me because Milan has become a real team. It could be a good year for the Scudetto. When it comes to suffering, the Rossoneri suffer. And when it is time to play well, they display attractive football. It is a dynamic Milan, which attacks spaces well and has a remarkable balance.

Ibrahimovic’s strength – “He has a super motivation – continues Sheva -, if the body supports him, he can still go on to play and score. Will he be the derby man? I believe it will be either him or Giroud, another strong and valuable striker. But all of Milan squad are enthusiastic due to their mix of experience and youth. I think of Tonali, Leao and Brahim Diaz, for whom I have a soft spot”.

The former AC Milan number seven is confident that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will once again decide the outcome of the Derby della Madonnina. The 40-year-old Swedish striker was fundamental in the victory against Roma and hopefully will be able to repeat himself.

Inter danger: “Inter score a lot and in attack they have certainties like Dzeko and Lautaro. But they are not the only ones: You have seen what impact Correa has when he is called into question… Inter are concrete.

The most important derby goal – “The first challenge that comes to mind? The 2003 derby in the Champions League semi-final. Scoring against Inter has always been fantastic, but that time more because thanks to the 1-1 draw we reached the final and then won against Juventus on penalties.

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