AC Milan's Massimiliano Allegri dismisses rift with Silvio Berlusconi: 'He respects the choices I make'

The Rossoneri's head coach has stressed that he has a good relationship with the club's owner and added they respect one another as well as each other's opinions
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has made it clear that he does not have a problem with club owner Silvio Berlusconi, and added that the former Italy prime minister respects his tactical decisions.

Berlusconi recently offered his advice that Alexandre Pato should play a key role at the Rossoneri, and Allegri doesn't mind the club owner giving his opinion about the first team.

"There's nothing wrong with that. He owns the company and I am an employer. I often speak to the president," Allegri was quoted as saying by La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"He wants to know what's happening and I explain to him what I'm doing. And I'm very happy to do that. We exchange our opinions. He likes good football and I understand that.

"Since he took over the club, there have always been fantastic players, but he respects the choices I make. However I agree with a lot of what he has to say."

Milan currently sit joint second in the Serie A table with Udinese on 31 points from 15 games.

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