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Shevchenko love to handle Milan one day

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 16/02/2017

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Ukraine coach, Andriy Shevchenko, confirms he would love to take over at Milan one day as "they’ll always remain in his heart".

The former Dynamo Kev and Chelsea forward had two spells with the Rossoneri during his playing days banging 175 goals in 322 appearances.

Former Ukraine captain has moved into coaching and could he return one day to manage the Milan base club?

“Now I’m only focused on Ukraine,” Shevchenko told Corriere Dello Sport.

“In the future, we’ll see. Certainly, Milan will always remain in my heart.”

The 40-year-old was also asked about the current Rossoneri side, led by Vincenzo Montella.

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“The last few results haven’t been great, apart from the win with nine men against Bologna, but it’s not appropriate to start putting people on trial because there will be difficult moments in a season," he said. 

“Milan had started the season really strongly so it was inevitable that there would be a decline.

“Monday’s game [with Lazio] was a more important point for the team than for the table because it gave consistency to the thrilling win over Bologna and means they didn’t lose contact with the European places.

“When you have so many players out and you aren’t in great form, some draws can mean as much as a win.

“Montella was a great striker and now he’s a great Coach and a great man. In my opinion, he’s doing something exceptional because he’s forged a united group with a good style of play.

“Milan are back at high levels with him, even if they’re yet to win something [other than the Supercoppa].”

Milan is currently occupying the 7th position in the current Serie A log table with 41 points from 24 games and Milan host Florentina this coming weekend at San Siro.