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10.01.2016 Sports News

Kevin-Prince Boateng: I am grateful to AC Milan for believing in me

By ghanasoccernet.com
Kevin-Prince Boateng: I am grateful to AC Milan for believing in me
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AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng was delighted at making his second debut for the club from the bench during their 1-1 draw away at Roma.

The Ghana international was pleased with the spirt shown by his team-mates and he now hopes to become a leader at the club he left in 2013 for Schalke 04.

“I am very happy because this has been a difficult year for me, there are a lot of people I need to thank: my fiancé, my brother, president [Silvio] Berlusconi and [Sinisa] Mihajlovic,” said Boateng to Premium Sport.

“I don’t know if I made much of an impact but I am disappointed because we could have won the game.

“The team played a great game, we all gave 100 per cent and now we must look to do well on Wednesday [versus Carpi in the Coppa Italia].”

The 28-year-old was also asked about how things have changed since his first spell at the club when he won the 2010-11 Scudetto.

“A lot of things have changed, we lost great players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Andrea Pirlo but I’ve seen a united team here, a squad that believes in the work it is doing,” Boateng added.

“It’s difficult when the results don’t come but we have a young side and we need to keep working.”

The German-born midfielder was also questioned about what role he hopes to play at the club.

“I like to play as a trequartista but we don’t use one so I told Milan to play me where they like, I can play in a lot of different positions,” Boateng went on.

“I have some experience and that’s why I’m here, I’m looking to help the team off the pitch and to give my all.”

Source: forzaitalianfootball.com

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