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Boban – Rangnick committed to Milan dictatorship in December

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Zvonimir Boban has called AC Milan a dictatorship that appointed Ralf Rangnick behind his back in as early as December.

Boban’s dismissal as the chief football officer has resulted in a war of words between him and CEO Ivan Gazidis.

It appears that the former Croatian international and Milan legend Boban is not only upset by the way he was dismissed but also the goings-on behind the scenes.

Speaking to Il Giornale he feels that the manner in which things have evolved the new hierarchy at the club is reminiscent of a dictatorial government.

He said:

“Until a few days ago, I didn’t think it was true that there were two souls within Milan.”

“Albeit taking into account all the thousand initial difficulties, cultural differences and very different passions for the Rossoneri cause.”

“Not even warning us was disrespectful and inelegant. It was not the Milan style.”

“At least not what we remembered the Milan style as being.”

“I wasn’t aware we were in a dictatorship like North Korea.”

“My interview [with Gazzetta] was legally impeccable and it arrived after many questions and demands for in-house clarification went unanswered.”

“They closed a deal with Rangnick in December.”

“I can wish him all the luck in the world, but they [Gazidis] needed to tell me about this.”

“I deserved to be informed of the initiative.”

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