AC Milan defender Fikayo Tomori has revealed that they will gunning for revenge against Chelsea in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League clash.
Recall that AC Milan are seeking to bounce back after last week’s 3-0 defeat in London.
After defeating Juventus 2-0 in the Serie A at the weekend, the England international is optimistic they can overcome Chelsea.
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“After Chelsea I was angry and I wanted to give everything on the pitch (for victory over Juventus), then I scored and I felt this feeling: I was excited and happy. I wanted to cancel the London game and scoring was a good one feeling.
“It was a bad game for us, we didn’t play as usual as I am used to seeing in the last year and a half. But we managed to react positively, playing a an excellent match against Juve. This allowed us to ward off the defeat against Chelsea and we are here tomorrow to take our revenge.
“I always do my best in every match; last week I didn’t succeed, but football always gives you another chance and we will try to make the most of it tomorrow: certainly we will show that we can do much better. We don’t need motivation: we will certainly push harder.”
Tomori was eligible to represent Nigeria at international level through his parents, Canada through his birth in Calgary and England through having lived in the country since he was a child.
On 3 October 2019, Tomori received his first call-up to the England senior squad for forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifying matches. He later said he was committed to playing for England, following interest from Nigeria and Canada; he had previously represented Canada at youth level. Tomori made his debut for England on 17 November against Kosovo in a Euro 2020 qualifier.
Tomori was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Nigerian parents. Before the age of one, Tomori moved with his family to England where he was raised. He began playing for Riverview United in Kent when he was six. Growing up, his footballing idol was Thierry Henry.
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