Galliani: I won't give up

AC Milan

Embattled AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani has insisted that he won't walk away from the current crisis at San Siro.

AC Milan are a club in chaos and the pressure is mounting on chief executive Adriano Galliani, but he is adamant that he will weather the storm.

Galliani has been at Milan since 1986 and during his tenure the club has won five Champions League or European Cups and eight Serie A titles.

A renowned transfer guru, Galliani has taken much of the credit for Milan's triumphs but is currently coming under fire for their shortcomings.

It has been a disastrous season for the Diavolo, who are languishing in mid-table and in look unlikely to even secure Europa League football next term.

Coach Massimiliano Allegri was axed and many expected Galliani to also fall on his sword, especially when director Barbara Berlusconi appeared to publicly discredit him.

Former Milan legend Paolo Maldini hit out at the club's directors this week saying that they had 'destroyed my Milan' and accused Galliani of 'feeling omnipotent'.

But Galliani still has the support of club owner Silvio Berlusconi and believes that he will turn things around.

"I talk to Berlusconi every day and in fact I spoke to him today - I won't give up," Galliani declared in a brief statement on Rai.

If Galliani survives to the summer then all eyes will be on Milan's transfer activity as they look to rebuild the club.

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