AC Milan are much stronger this year – Mexes

The centre-back scored an excellent goal to give his side the win against Inter on Saturday and he believes it shows how much progress they have made

Philippe Mexes believes AC Milan’s win over Inter on Saturday is proof that they have improved significantly over the summer.

The French defender gave his side the win in the friendly in China with a wondergoal from the edge of the area as they beat their rivals 1-0.

Mexes was happy with his goal and is confident the team are developing well as they look to improve on last season’s 10th-placed finish. 

“It takes some luck to score a goal like that,” he said. “In general I have seen a growth in Milan.

“Wearing this shirt is always an honour, a pride that cannot be matched.

“We beat Inter, the president was very keen to win this game.

“Now we must build on this, united and following the directions of new coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.

“We have a stronger team than last year.”

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