After the big impact he made in the derby two weeks ago, Stefano Pioli handed the starting spot to Brahim Diaz in the attacking midfield role against Sampdoria and Salernitana but he disappointed again.
MilanNews writes how the Spaniard is currently in tough form which he has so far been unable to escape, and data shows he hasn’t scored in Serie A since September 25 against Spezia and did not provide any help to his team. -friends since December 4 in the reverse match against Salernitana.
Of course, Covid has a part to play as he derailed his pace when he was in his best form, striking after the away win against Atalanta. The player doesn’t want an excuse or an alibi, but at this point it seems obvious that this factor has influenced the player’s season and he may be suffering from ‘long covid’.
We must also consider that Brahim is only in his second season at professional level because the minutes he accumulated very young with Manchester City and Real Madrid are not significant enough, while in Milan he has found consistent playing time.
The player’s talent is undisputed, so much so that Real Madrid insisted on a buyout for around €27-28m on the two-year loan, and there are already signs that patience is the key. key. Rafael Leao and Sandro Tonali are two examples of why there can’t be too much pressure too soon, as the Portuguese exploded in his third season when the former Brescia man needed a season break. ‘adaptation.
Brahim also fits perfectly with the Milan project which is to bet on talented young players, to develop them and to trust them in the expected periods of turbulence. More stories / Latest news