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Europa League Qualification Done, Now AC Milan Eyeing Donnarumma And Deulofeu Contracts

boss took time out to reflect on the future of two of the clubs brightest stars Gianluiigi Donnarumma and .

The boss was in a good mood having guided the outfit back to European football.

Donnarumma is in the middle of a contract dispute with the club, with his agent Mino Raiola playing hardball as the Diavolo look to tie him to a new contract.

“I know the club is making tremendous efforts to recognize the great qualities of Gigio,” Montella told Premium Sport.

“I like Donnarumma like a son, but now he has to make a choice and understand what he wants to do to grow up, but with the utmost calm.”

“The club is doing everything to keep him.”

For on-loan Everton midfielder , he added: “Deulofeu has given us a lot and he’s a had a great impact. His fate isn’t up to us, but I think all players are replaceable. As are Coaches.”

This is the first time Milan have qualified for Europe since the 2013/14 season, and even though they play in the second tier of continental football – it is still a massive improvement.

Montella was optimistic with how Milan played their hearts out this season and praised his players.

“I think it has been a positive season,” Montella told reporters.

“We could have done better, but this is a new beginning. Now we have to work to aim a bit higher. I am really happy for this group and I am really proud of being their coach.”

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