Armando Madonna: Nikola Iliev provides us with moments of brilliance

Mon 08 March 2021 | 13:53

The Nerazzurri U-19 coach has praised the Bulgarian youngster for his great improvement since joining the team.

Nikola Iliev

joined the

Nerazzurri Primavera

in September 2020 and since then has established a reputation as one of the club’s fines talents. Inter U-19 sit second in the Primavera 1 table with 25 points as they have been without a defeat in their last five matches. In an interview after his team’s 3-1 win against Lazio U-19 on Sunday,

Armando Madonna

has spoken about Iliev’s development and his high degree of commitment to training.

Madonna told Italian media outlet 


: “

First of all he is born in 2004, and this says a lot. He has grown a lot, he has quality that is indisputable. He needed to grow in terms of training and in terms of physique.

“He hasn’t missed a minute of training since I started coaching him and this has become very important for me.”

Asked about Iliev’s performance in the match against Lazio, Madonna responded:

“Today he he found himself ready to deliver in a complicated match, I really enjoyed how he made himself available to the others.

“He has great attributes, we have seen this these last few months.”


source: SportMob