Here are his statements:
"We are a dynamic team, the coach asks me for aggression when I don't have the ball, to go vertical and to play close to the attacker."
Head coach Stefano Pioli will be relying on the services of the former Club Brugge star once again this season and he will deploy him in the usual playmaker spot behind the striker. Here is the official lineup:
4-2-3-1: Tatarusanu; Calabria, Kjaer, Tomori, Ballo-Touré; Bennacer, Tonali; Saelemaekers, De Ketelaere, Leao; Giroud.