There are persistent rumours that Leonardo maybe on his way out of Milan. Much of the rumours are based on the belief that the AC Milan coach is unhappy at Silvio Berlusconi’s thrift when it comes to purchasing players.
In fact, it was quite the talk that Leonardo had walked out of the Rossoneri and that Marcelo Lippi was lined up to replace him.
However, Adriano Galliani, Milan’s CEO sought to tamp down talk of Leonardo’s premature departure.
“Look, Leo didn’t have the intention of coaching Milan,” Galliani said. “I convinced him last year. And I will convince him to stay this year as well, beyond his two-year contract. I am saying that I will manage it.”
However, there is yet another wrinkle. Leonardo has three young sons living in Brazil and has expressed his desire to return to Brazil in the past. He is also being rumoured to take over Dunga’s job as the coach of the Selecao once the World Cup is over.
Leonardo is unfazed by these persistent rumours blowing them off by saying his immediate priority is to see Milan do well in the last four games.