Maldini stresses importance of Cristiano's arrival for Italian football
- The legendary defender claims Cristiano to Juventus as well as Higuain to AC Milan deals have made the Serie A a stronger, more exciting and even balanced league
Maldini told Gazzetta dello Sport: "In Italy, there is rightly so much enthusiasm for Juventus' move to buy Cristiano Ronaldo - It is an important operation for the Bianconeri, but also for all Italian football.
"Let's not forget, however, also the purchase of Higuain by Milan and the way in which it has moved on the market that has built an extraordinary team.
"I think next year there will be a great balance, especially in the high areas of the ranking."
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