The Swedish striker has urged Leao to stay at the San Siro citing his surprising growth as a key reason. Why he should continue to develop with the Serie A champions in the near future.
Rafael Leao won the league title with AC Milan in 2021-22, scoring 11 goals and providing 10 assists in 34 games. UFABET And featured for Portugal at the World Cup in Qatar scoring twice as a senior substitute.
The former Sporting Lisbon and Lille striker has yet to return to training with Milan following the tournament in Qatar. Therefore, he will not play for the team in the Dubai Super Cup friendly program.
“Of course, Milan is the ideal environment for him.” Ibrahimovic said.
“Just looking at his growth I know. When he arrived he was far from being the decisive player he is today. Here he is very important to us. And where else will he be as important as us? He must start from scratch. You can’t be sure he’ll be ready right away.”
“At Milan he has the confidence, the space and the freedom that other clubs don’t offer. It’s up to you.
“You can see that he is happy here. Now he even laughed before scoring. He is the young man who grows the most.”