Former Hellas Verona defender Thomas Berthold has revealed that he’s concerned in a mission aiming to construct a brand new stadium in Verona for town’s golf equipment.
The German worldwide spent two years on the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi between 1987 and 1989, earlier than heading south to affix Roma for a two-year keep within the capital.
“I’m following Italian soccer, and Roma, and naturally Hellas Verona carefully,” Berthold mentioned in an interview with The Italian Football Podcast, which shall be broadcast in full on Thursday.
“I’m concerned in a stadium mission in Verona. We’re within the means of constructing a brand new stadium, it’s a personal consortium. It is going to be for each Hellas and Chievo.
“We’ve got misplaced numerous time, eight months, attributable to COVID-19 however now we’re hopefully coming again to work with our staff to finalize our proposal to the municipality.
“Proper now it’s not a really good place to go to at the moment. It has nothing to do with fashionable soccer.”
The 55-year-old continued to debate AC Milan’s current resurgence and he believes the Rossoneri are concerned within the race for the Scudetto this season.
“It’s potential they will win the Scudetto,” Berthold added. “They’ve began so nice.
“He [Stefano Pioli] had a troublesome time when he arrived there and there have been rumours the membership needed to switch him. However they caught collectively and this season they’re doing nice. They’re the massive shock in Serie A this season.
“And, in fact, in the event that they proceed as they’re they will win the Scudetto.
“Having the correct mix between young and old gamers like Milan have with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the kids is all the time essential. Zlatan has big expertise, he is aware of Serie A effectively, he has an enormous monitor document, he nonetheless appears to be match, he nonetheless scores tons [of goals].
“The followers ought to be excited to see the progress that’s being made. Milan are an enormous membership and the second most profitable staff in Europe after Actual Madrid.”