NEWS
Monday September 10 2018
Milan's 'no faith' in Andre Silva

On loan Sevilla forward Andre Silva struggled at parent club Milan because “they didn’t put enough faith” in him, claims Nuno Gomes.

The former FC Porto striker netted a hat-trick on his debut for the Andalusian club at Rayo Vallecano after just two Serie A goals in his sole season in Italy.

“Andre Silva also arrived during a difficult time for the club. When you are a young player from overseas who doesn’t know the environment very well, and are seen as some saviour for the fans, usually things don’t go very well,” ex-Fiorentina forward Nuno Gomes told Tuttosport, in quotes cited by our sister site Football Italia.

“He is not a typical Pippo Inzaghi style Number 9, but rather a striker who moves around a lot, tries to pass it around and often provides assists for others.

“He’s not the kind of player who just finishes in the box and that’s it.”

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