Brahim Diaz: ‘Zlatan is like an older brother’

Milan ahead Brahim Diaz mentioned veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘is like an older brother’ and revealed the Swede offers him ‘confidence’ to carry out on the Rossoneri.

Diaz returned to Milanello on a two-year mortgage from Real Madrid this summer season and spoke to AS forward of the large recreation in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the Champions League.

The Spanish attacking midfielder was requested in regards to the impression of Ibrahimovic at San Siro and the 22-year-old, who scored within the first European match in opposition to Liverpool and has contributed three targets in six Serie A video games this time period, praised his teammate.

“He’s like an older brother,” Diaz instructed AS. “He all the time calls for the utmost, however then he offers you nice recommendation.

“He reveals nice affection for me, and this offers me confidence. He all the time makes the distinction, whether or not he performs or not. Having him within the workforce is a plus.

“He’s nonetheless very robust and he reveals it in each coaching session.”

Ibrahimovic has been dominated out in opposition to Atletico Madrid, nonetheless battling an Achilles tendon damage.

Ibrahimovic dominated out of Milan-Atletico Madrid


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