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Hernandez reveals Zlatan has scolded him for being fat

Sat 13 March 2021 | 10:20

The Rossoneri full-back says the 39-year-old motivates his teammates to reach their best form.

Theo Hernandez

has established himself as a key player for

Milan

in their current campaign. The 23-year-old has made 33 appearances for the San Siro side as they sit second in Serie A with 56 points. The French full-back has revealed in a new interview that

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

has told him off for being fat after returning from a vacation.

He told

Sportweek

:

"He gave us courage, gives us lots of advice and sometimes even scolds us - but always to motivate us.

"When I came back from vacation, he told me: 'Where are you going with 90 kilos here?' I was a bit fatter...

"But he also told me that I am strong and that I have to become the best, but that I have to work hard.

"We follow him, and in training we give everything, always. All together. It has been an incredible year, we are having an incredible year. And the credit belongs to everyone."

Zlatan has been a crucial player for Stefano Pioli’s side in their race for the Scudetto. The Swedish striker has scored 14 goals in 14 matches for the Rossoneri this season and there have been rumors about the club’s interest in extending his contract for another season.


source: SportMob