Allegri picks Ghana’s Kingsley Boateng for pre-season

The 19-year-old has had the chance to impress for the senior team and earn a permanent place
Ghana forward Kingsley Boateng could find himself becoming a fixture in the first team of the AC Milan next season if he impresses in their pre-season campaign.

The 19-year-old has been called by coach Massimiliano Allegri for the club’s pre-season hoping he breaks into the first team.

Boateng has been in fine form for the Primavera and team B side of the former Uefa Champions League winners and his exploits has caught the eyes of the coach.

The teenager trained with the senior team in midweek alongside Antonini, Bonera, KP Boateng, Strasser, Petagna Saponara in strips of sand under the watchful eyes of Allegri.

One of the hugely rated youngsters in Italy, Boateng who featured for the Italian Under-19 team in an international friendly against Montenegro in 2011 committed his international future to Ghana that same year after being contacted by GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The budding striker who says he can play alongside any of the front men of AC Milan was born in Ghana but left for Italy at the age of four.