Milan failed to see Aubameyang potential – Maldini

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini admitted that transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has exceeded all expectations the club had of him when he came through the youth ranks at San Siro.

Borussia Dortmund striker Aubameyang wanted to rejoin Milan before the transfer window closed, according to Rossoneri director Massimiliano Mirabelli, and Maldini revealed the Gabon international “loves Milan”.

But the Bundesliga outfit refused all approaches for the 29-year-old and Maldini indicated that Aubameyang’s stock may have risen beyond the point at which a return to his first professional club is possible.

After signing professional terms with Milan in 2008, Aubameyang spent time on