“He is a young player and the club has invested in his future as well as the present,” Riso told Footmercato.
“Despite all of this, he feels no pressure. Monaco can wait six months, a year, the important thing is that he progresses. Pietro has the mentality of a winner. He wants to work ceaselessly in order to improve and grow.”
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“We didn’t say no to other interested clubs, rather we simply said yes to Monaco for various reasons. There’s more room for young players here and that allows talents to express themselves more freely.
“Monaco were clear on their working method with Pietro and the Coach knows how to help make champions.”
Juventus had reportedly agreed a deal with Genoa to sign Pellegri, but he instead chose to join Monaco.