“If he doesn’t help himself, no one can help him”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic admitted that his Milan teammate Rafael Leao needed to find his own path as he couldn’t motivate the young Portuguese winger.

With Leao now entering his third season at the club, the feeling is that he should start to show signs of consistency in his game. Despite being only 23 years old, he showed a tremendous amount of potential in each of his first two full seasons, but only in flashes with the general consensus that more consistency is needed. He has five goals this season in 15 games across Serie A and the Champions League, having shown a leap of mindset.

In fact, Leao did quite well in his first season when Ibrahimovic arrived at the club, with the duo essentially playing as a front pair. Ibrahimovic spoke to the Corriere TV channel on a number of different topics, and also discussed the exploits of Liao, with his statements, which were reported by Milan News.

“We all have a different personality. He’s young, he’s maturing, and he can still grow a lot for the talent he has. I couldn’t motivate him. If he doesn’t help himself, nobody can help him. Before this season. He’s completely changed, he’s figured out what to do.” to do it alone,” he said.


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