Carlos Bacca Essential for AC Milan

On Sunday, August 21st viewers of the well-known Italian soccer league, Serie A, will be returning to their comfort zones. Family gatherings on Sundays (or Saturdays) must be rescheduled until further notice –or until your supporting team faces a bye week– forget the sunny beach days, forget the do-nothing Sundays, because reality just hit you right in the face and the weekend routines are back on live TV! Vacations are over, summer is over, children are back in school and the dreadful rituals are back in play. What a bummer right? Heck no! Not for Serie A lovers. We can start hibernating in our man caves once that first whistle blows at the beginning of the games, which all start at 20:45 (2:45 PM EST).

Carlos Bacca Essential for AC Milan

All promising teams with high expectations like AC Milan, with their newly appointed manager Vincenzo Montella. They are set to start the season against Torino FC, whom finished 12th in the previous season. They haven’t made any major changes in the team throughout the transfer window due to the fact that they are an essentially young team with young-spirited coaches.

Carlos Bacca’s Impact on the Team

The 29-year-old Colombian, Carlos Bacca, made such an impact for Milan’s offence playing alongside Jérémy Ménez and Czechoslovakia’s number 19, Juraj Kucka. Unfortunately there have been rumours of Bacca leaving Milan to head towards the Eastern part of London with West Ham. Milan’s top scorer in the 2015/16 season, Bacca, achieved the “Top Scorer of the Team” award. He lead the team in goals with eighteen and ranking sixt in assists with three. His ambition, as any other player, wishes to play in the UEFA Champions League and substantially win one. The Rossoneri clearly haven’t made the Champions League since the 2013/14 season. The players and evidently the fans are balked of the failure of Milan’s effort to secure a European berth.

Champions League

The seven-time Champions League winners have reportedly accepted the £26-million bid for Bacca. However, he is only willing to swap teams for one whom are qualified for the Champions League. This move seemed to be atrocious to most Milan fans since he seemed the only player able to score big goals. Fortunately for the fans and for the city as well; the star who wears the #70 has admitted that he will be staying with AC Milan. The team has promised itself that they’re main focus this season is to finish in the top 5 in order to qualify for a European Tournament. With that being said, is that a threat towards the team? Is Bacca stating that he will want to leave if they don’t reach their expected goals and standards?

Although most are aware that Bacca is an essential part of the team, they must not depend on him. Like in any other team sport, no group of men or women shall depend one distinct player. Bacca is bound to receive the fame from the fans at San Siro once again this season. Unless the young net-minder Gianluigi Donnarumma steals the show.

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