CM: Tonali the future of Milan and Italy
AC Milan are benefiting from the growth of Sandro Tonali in his second season with the club and have plans for his future.
Calciomercato.com reports that Tonali’s first season hasn’t gone exactly as planned from a performance standpoint as he struggled to adjust to the double pivot and a squad with a lot of quality in the middle of ground and higher expectations. However, the loan was made permanent and the Italian helped by agreeing to a pay cut from 1.6million euros net per season to 1.2million euros.
Fast forward so far, and Tonali is one of the first names on the roster to have become a leader of the midfield department. Paolo Maldini was sure he would click eventually and he pushed Brescia to review the costs of the operation, snatching a better deal.
Tonali is the future of Milan and the Italian national team and in recent days there have been several contacts between the new midfielder – Beppe Riso – and the Rossoneri management. A renewal of his contract for another season (until 2027) with a pay rise is possible, but there is no rush at the moment, which means Sandro can grow up with peace of mind.
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