AC Milan forward, Rafael Leao, has dismissed recent transfer rumours, affirming his commitment to the club. The player has been linked with clubs like Chelsea, PSG, and Newcastle United, but in a recent interview, he stated that he never considered leaving AC Milan and expressed gratitude for the support he has received from the club.
Leao, who is set to launch his upcoming book, opened up about his humble upbringing in Portugal and shared insights into his football journey. He emphasized his optimistic approach to life and how it reflects in his interactions with people.
Reflecting on his time at AC Milan, Leao praised the influence of club legends Paolo Maldini and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He acknowledged Maldini’s guidance and described Ibrahimovic as an incredible motivator.
Addressing recent challenges faced by AC Milan, including incidents of racism, Leao mentioned the racist abuse faced by teammate Mike Maignan during a match against Udinese. He expressed the need to continue the fight against racism in football, emphasizing that, while complete eradication may be challenging, the battle must persist.
Leao’s comments provide reassurance to AC Milan fans amid speculations about his potential departure. As the forward remains committed to the club, supporters can look forward to seeing more of his contributions on the field.