The day after the storm, Frank De Boer spent time with Kondogbia to smooth out the edges after the early substitution and criticism the day before. Having said that, the Frenchman will not be punished by having to sit on the bench, even the vice president Zanetti and the sporting director Ausilio spoke to the boy in Appiano, who’s morale is still low: they reiterated that the club still believes in him, and that they are happy that the 31 million plus bonuses investment was made as the player will have other chances as long as he listens to the coach. Even his comrades have encouraged him.

Source: Corriere dello Sport