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Gazidis: I admire Donnarumma and respect his decision

Sun 06 June 2021 | 11:01

The Rossoneri CEO admitted that he ‘respects’ the Italy international’s plan to depart Milan in the summer transfer window and revealed that they have ‘no problems with Mino Raiola’.

Gigio Donnarumma

has decided to leave


since he did not put pen to paper for a renewal with the Rossoneri and they have added

Mike Maignan

as his successor.

The 22-year-old contributed to Milan’s second-place finish in Serie A and they got Champions League qualification.

Ivan Gazidis

praised the Italian goalkeeper and revealed that he ‘respects’ his decision.

I don’t want to reveal the details of the timing,”

Gazidis told

Il Corriere dello Sport

. “

In the end, the player always makes the decision.

“He was an absolute professional, I have admiration for him and respect his choices. He did what he thought was better for himself and there are some reasons on his side.”

Milan’s CEO has also said that the club are not planning to end communication with Donnarumma’s representative

Mino Raiola


“It’s not our target. We have no problems with Raiola,”

he said.

“We analyse individual cases without prejudice.”

source: SportMob