A defiant Gennaro Gattuso has admitted that he could be the “worst coach in Serie A,” however has challenged AC Milan to construct on Wednesday’s 1-Zero Coppa Italia quarterfinal win over Internazionale.
The Rossoneri wanted a Patrick Cutrone extra-time winner to defeat their crosstown rivals, and now Gattuso desires Milan to take that kind into their upcoming league matches.
“Maybe I’m the worst coach in Serie A, however I at all times wish to win, even taking part in within the backyard with my son,” Gattuso advised Rai Sport. “I need my lads to show that what I noticed tonight was not a fluke, then we’ll take it one recreation at a time.
“Now there are two troublesome video games arising in Serie A and we’d like factors to climb the desk.
“I did not see a lot distinction between this efficiency and the defeat to Atalanta. Some may name me loopy for saying that. We had the sport with Verona in hand too till we conceded the primary aim like dummies.
“It is a staff that does nicely till it runs into the primary hurdle and at present we overcame the hurdles.”
AC Milan at the moment sit 11th within the Serie A desk, 21 factors behind leaders Napoli, with video games in opposition to Fiorentina and Crotone set to come back within the subsequent seven days.
“We have been coming off a destructive interval, so this recreation was basic,” Gattuso mentioned.
“I knew from day one what I used to be going into with the Milan job. It is a massive membership that gained for a few years and altered quite a lot of gamers lately. We’re struggling, however this facet has high quality and was at instances lacking that bile. We confirmed tonight that we will battle it out after which the standard emerges.
“I wish to praise all of the lads. I gained every thing as a participant, however as a coach I am nicely conscious that I am simply beginning out. I labored in Cyprus, at Pisa, I have been by all of it, however I’m completely satisfied at Milan and the membership is planning issues very nicely.
“In January I will flip 40, so I nonetheless assume like a participant, believing that with starvation and a way of belonging, you may go far. I do not maintain again, if I’ve one thing to say to somebody, I will say it to their face. There’s quite a lot of work to be performed, we might be hypocrites to say this victory resolves all our issues, however it does give us some respiratory room.”
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