Football NewsPaolo Maldini criticizes Gianluigi Donnarumma for leaving Milan
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Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma left the Italian side in the summer to join the French giants in a free transfer.


A little about the topic

Milan technical director Paolo Maldini accused Gianluigi Donnarumma of being motivated by money when he made his move to PSG. Italy’s International Gianluigi Donnarumma has joined the French side on a free shuttle in the summer after letting his contract with Milan expire. The goalkeeper went through the Rossoneri academy and made over 250 senior team appearances before leaving, but the legendary former defender says he lacked passion for the club.


What did Paolo Maldin say about Gianluigi Donnarumma?

Milan technical director Paolo Maldini said that Gianluigi Donnarumma is a wonderful and good person, full of emotions. Paolo Maldini thinks, in an ideal world, the only real motivation for a football player should be passion, but if their goal is to achieve social ransom and give money to their family, which tightened their belts in childhood, these are understandable motivations.

According to Paolo Maldini, sports motivation is of fundamental importance in order to achieve certain results and certain growth as a player. Milan’s technical director also said that sometimes a player’s needs do not match those of the club. There are those who prefer to wait and those who are in a hurry. according to Paolo Maldini, it is not for him to judge some decisions.


Donnarumma failed to take first place at PSG

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, has failed to hit the No. 1 spot in Paris Saint-Germain this season. The young goalkeeper had to compete with Costa Rican footballer Keylor Navas for a spot on the squad and made just 11 appearances – eight in Ligue 1 and three in the Champions League. The shot prober admitted that he is disappointed with his current position, saying that it worries him that he is not the first choice.