Italian Football

“I Haven’t Felt Like This Since I Was 24”

AC Milan’s Simon Kjaer’s heart was revealed against Sassuolo in his first competitive match for the Rossoneri Since last year after a knee injury he suffered against Genoa in December 2021. The Dane was on the pitch at Mapei Stadium for 80 minutes before asking to resign.

Talking to dazn (Across Milan NewsAfter facing the stalemate, he revealed how it felt to return to the ways of playing, along with the reflection of Milan’s performance.

“270 days is a long time, a lot of work, a lot of sacrifices and I’m so happy to come back and help out. I’m fine, but let’s say I haven’t felt that way since I was 24. Managing yourself is a lot more difficult, but I did feel good Very much in all parts of the game. I asked to get out in order not to risk anything.”

He also evaluated the tie against Niroverdi.

“Obviously we had to win. We performed better than them but the surprise is that Sassuolo played like that, everyone is behind the ball and happy with one point. We lacked something in the last third and we have to work on that.”

Finally, Kier acknowledged that Milan have room for improvement.

“We have worked hard to take advantage of the depth of our players. We still need to read and manage the game better. They defended very well. We have to have the same hunger and the same attitude as last year.”

The Rossoneri The next match against Inter in the first season Madonnina derby.

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