Milan CEO: 'We are the fifth most followed club in the world'

Fri 04 December 2020 | 12:33

Ivan Gazidis has stated AC Milan is the fifth most followed club on the planet, '‘but the size of our business is much smaller than the top four', adding the Rossoneri 'deserve the best stadium in the world.’


chairman talked through the Web Summit 2020 on December 3.

“The fundamental question is the brand, Milan are the fifth most followed club in the world, a sign that the Milan brand is recognised everywhere,” he said. 

“The size of our business is much smaller than the top four at the moment and this represents a great opportunity in terms of potential growth.”

Both Milan and


are using the 94-year-old

San Siro

as their home arena however they are developing projects for brand new stadiums of their own. 

“Milan deserves the best stadium in the world and we will try to give it to them,” Gazidis said.

“It is an exciting project, where the game will remain the central element, as well as the human interaction, the live experience. Digital projects will not affect this process.

“We do everything to ensure that Milan have an important part in the dialogue with UEFA and FIFA, but also with Lega

Serie A

. We have considerable influence, the word Milan still counts a lot in the field football.”

Milan is sitting on top of the Serie A table with five points higher than the runner-ups Inter and Sassuolo, Gazidis trusts the Rossoneri will before long return among European giants.

“I’m sure we will succeed as soon as possible. We have a young club, a strong team that plays good football. The conditions are all there, after having given the right conditions we will be able to get back to the top.”



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