Sandro Tonali phoned Rino Gattuso for Milan's number 8 shirt, permission granted.
Sandro Tonali made his entry into the Milan world respecting the rules, even the unwritten ones, so he phoned Rino Gattuso to ask for his permission to wear the number 8 shirt.
Gattuso is one of the legends of Milan, so Tonali, according to what was written by the Gazzetta dello Sport, wanted his ok before wearing a shirt as heavy as his number eight.
The Napoli coach was favorably impressed by his gesture and accepted the request of the former Brescia player without any problem.
Tonali is a great Milan fan and for him wearing this shirt is the realization of a dream he had as a child.
The happiness of the new AC Milan signing.
"I am so happy, I greet all the fans": these are the first words of Sandro Tonali at the end of the medical examinations with Milan.
The midfielder arriving from Brescia is expected in the evening at the Rossoneri club headquarters for the signing of the five-year contract.
Tonali will wear the Milan number 8 shirt, a destiny that seems to have been sealed since he was immortalized wearing a Rossoneri shirt as a child, a photo also published by the same player in a story on Instagram during the night accompanied by the phrase "Fault of fables". (sources La Gazzetta dello Sport and ANSA ).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano