AC Milan legend Alessandro Nesta believes the downfall of his former team this season is not to be just put on coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, "It is not his fault" he proclaimed.
Currently in the United States coaching Miami FC, Alessandro Nesta spoke to Gazzetta dello Sport and weighed in on the current situation and also the constant speculation regarding the future of coach, Sinisa Mihajlovic.
The 40-year-old believes, "the coaches should never get take 100 percent of the blame", also incinuating within AC Milan, "it's clear there are other problems too."
AC Milan play Juventus in the Coppa Italia final, in which, Nesta is of the opinion that, "it's been a bad year that can be saved only with a victory in the Coppa Italia."
Nesta spent 10 years at the San Siro and was part of the Milan side that enjoyed great success in the noughties before moving on to Montreal Impact and Chennaiyin FC in India, where he called it a day.
Nesta also spoke of rivals Inter Milan and what they have done this season, "Inter have a project. They signed new players and spent a lot of money," however, as is the same with his former club Milan, "they came short of results."
Also speaking of Lazio and their current drama filled season, "Lazio had a tough season, and they even fired Pioli." Nesta was critical of the Italian football system, and was clearly annoyed with the sacking of Pioli, "that's because in Italy, as I was saying, when things go bad its always the coach who takes the blame. The President and the footballers are never sent home."
With the season concluding, Nesta commented on the run in, "the championship is already decided", Nesta continued, "especially after Napoli's crash and the suspension of Gonzalo Higuain."
Nesta concluded with his assurity of Juventus, "the bianconeri are the strongest."