Sun 22 May 2022 | 20:49

Pioli and Maldini changed me as a player and a person - Theo Hernandez

The Rossoneri star Theo Hernandez revealed that he has changed thanks to Stefano Pioli and Paolo Maldini as Milan won the Serie A title for the 19th time in the history of the competition.

Theo Hernandez

made a move to



Real Madrid

in 2019 and has become a key player for his side.

The France international was quizzed about his thoughts on Stefano Pioli following the Rossoneri’s 3-0 victory over Sassuolo, where they grabbed the title after 11 years.

“He is an incredible coach, he has changed me as a player and as a person. Credit to him because also thanks to his job we won this title, we are so happy,”

he told



“This day is so nice. When my baby boy was born…”

Samu Castillejo came and interrupted the interview to sing ‘Campeones, Campeones’ with his teammates.

“I was saying…I’ve changed in everything since he was born. There is my wife as well, she is there every day to help me. This is for her and my family,”

Theo continued.

“When I arrived here it was difficult [to defend], it was different. I’ve been training all day. Paolo [Maldini] has talking to me every day and thanks to him, the coach and all my teammates, I’ve changed.”

He was asked whether Milan have the quickest players in Europe.

“I don’t know, you should ask someone else. We’ve done an incredible job. Rafa is a great player, now we must enjoy this…”

Maldini came for his interview after the match and the legendary defender was in charge of signing Theo in 2019. He went to Ibiza to meet the Frenchman and convince him to join the Serie A on a deal worth €20m deal. Theo was asked about that day.

“As I’ve always said, it’s something between us. I want to thank him for everything. Thanks for his support and because of that, we are Italy champions today.”

source: SportMob

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