Mike Maignan illuminated with his class the Madonnina derby that pitted his Milan team against Inter last Saturday (3-2). Despite the two goals conceded, his performance was dazzling. In line with those he accomplished with the Rossonerri during the title season. Profitability which is particularly pleasing to Dida, his trainer with the Italian champions and former great goalkeeper of the Lombard formation.
Dida praises the qualities of Maignan
« We were surprised and happy to see his rapid development over the days, said the Brazilian about the ex-Lillois. It was great for me to make my contribution, knowing that we worked very well « Now he (Maignan) has to continue his development path with the professionals who follow him today. He is exceptional as a player and as a person. »
While saying he was impressed by Maignan, Dida noted that the Frenchman needed a little time to adapt at the start : « We focused on integrating him into Italian football. At first he had to understand how it worked. He struggled a bit then, but he learned a lot in a short time.”
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