Earlier today, Milan were drawn by Man Utd for the round of 16 of the Europa League, having advanced against Red Star on away goals. A tough clash for the Rossoneri, of course, but just as exciting.
If it had been a month or two, things would have been better for Stefano Pioli’s men, who have suffered a lot lately. Nonetheless, it will be good to see them face off against a team of the highest caliber in a European competition once again.
In an interview with MilanTV, as you can see in the video below, Simon Kjaer spoke about the current situation at Milan and the EL draw. He is very happy with that, especially since they still have to beat them if they want to win the competition.
“It’s normal that there are difficult times, it’s football, it’s normal. We always want to do well, the coach pushes us to bounce back immediately to show us that we are a great team. We know the work we do is fair.
“Man Utd? I prefer to play against the best and Man Utd is one of the best in the Europa League, it’s like a Champions League draw so that’s great for me. If we want to win competition we still have to beat them, facing them now or later doesn’t make any difference.
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