Hakan Çalhanoğlu has said he desires to get to the Champions League, stated he now has numerous confidence, and spoke about his earlier seasons at Milan.
This undoubtedly has been Çalhanoğlu’s greatest season at Milan, as in 37 video games he scored 11 objectives and assisted 9 extra in all competitions.
Hakan has been instrumental for Milan’s success because the Coronavirus lockdown and is a assured starter for Stefano Pioli in assault, alongside Zlatan Ibrahimović and Ante Rebić.
The contract of Hakan expires subsequent season and there have been some rumours about his future. Calha has made it clear that talks about him returning to Germany are faux information, and yesterday he spoke to Carlo Pellegatti on StarCasinò Sport and mentioned many issues:
On work in the course of the lockdown: “Our coach and our workers did an awesome job to coach us from dwelling, over the telephone with video calls. Then after we returned to Milanello we skilled onerous each day, all of us did an awesome job collectively.”
On Pioli: “A vital particular person for me and for the group. He’s a coach who listens and desires to know what the gamers assume. I play in my function, within the function I choose. We’re all blissful that Milan renewed [Pioli’s contract], it wasn’t straightforward for him both. There have been many rumours however he’s an awesome skilled. He solely thought concerning the group, to convey it as excessive as potential, we performed for him too.”
On confidence: “I’ve nice confidence as a result of everybody believes in my qualities and I present them on the pitch. I’m not afraid, I’ve numerous confidence, however there are a lot of different leaders like Ibrahimović.”
On the purpose in opposition to Atalanta: “I noticed Beckham’s video. It’s a purpose that’s remembered, 11 years after his. It’s going to absolutely stay in my profession, it’s a ravishing factor.”
On crucial purpose: “These in opposition to Torino after I began on the bench. Then I got here on and scored two objectives to assist us win the sport.”
On Ibrahimović: “He’s an awesome participant and an awesome particular person. He has numerous persona, he got here right here with nice ardour. I hope he’ll keep subsequent season too, he’s crucial for us.”
On Donnarumma: “He’s an awesome participant too, he has an awesome persona and is an effective man. I actually like taking part in with Gigio, he’s younger however has character, I’m very blissful for him too. He has already performed 200 video games at such a younger age, congratulations to him.”
On earlier years with the Rossoneri: “The primary 12 months I arrived in Milano, I hadn’t performed the six earlier months, and it was very tough to bodily get again in form. I needed to study the Italian language and the soccer, which could be very totally different from the Bundesliga, there are a lot of high quality gamers right here and tactically they attempt to watch all of the actions. The second 12 months I improved a bit with Gattuso, I additionally realized the language extra. The third 12 months has been mine, I’ve nice confidence.”
On Serie A and the variations with the Bundesliga: “I like taking part in in Serie A, there are a lot of high quality gamers and plenty of sturdy groups. Within the Bundesliga there are Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Leverkusen… right here as an alternative there are a lot of sturdy groups and that is the distinction.”
On the idol of the previous: “I’ve all the time beloved Ronaldinho, his elasticos, his method…”
On a favourite non-Milan participant in Italy: “I like Dybala very a lot.”
On Italy: “In Italy I just like the individuals, they’re similar to these of Turkey. I just like the meals, I actually like risotto alla Milanese.”
On his spare time: “I like taking part in with my little lady, I’ve time for her each day. After I end coaching with Milan I’m going dwelling and practice together with her.”
On goals: “My dream is to get to the Champions League, it should all the time be our goal. Now we’re within the Europa League, I hope to have the ability to attain the Champions League with Milan, I miss it very a lot. Then I dream of all the time feeling effectively bodily.”