By ESPNSTAR.com staff
AC Milan played their final Serie A game of the season against Novara last night [Sunday]. The 2-1 victory was the last appearance for players like Fillippo Inzaghi, Gianluca Zambrotta, Alessandro Nesta, Gennaro Gattuso, Clarence Seedorf and Mark van Bommel, as the club have opted not to extend their contracts beyond this campaign.
Galliani shared with the team's official website that he believes these players have been thoroughly influential during their time at the San Siro.
"We will miss these extraordinary champions, good men who kept the dressing room the way it should be. It's the end of an era, Milan are a club that love their players and it’s always mutual." he stated.
"I don’t mean only the ones who have been here for a decade but also those who, like Van Bommel have only been here a year and a half."
The Italian revealed that the decision to let these players go was taken with full consideration of the preferences of the group.
"The players who are leaving are doing so because they either think it’s the end of an era or because they want to play in a less demanding league. That’s the situation today, but there’s no certainty over tomorrow."
AC Milan finished second in Serie A behind winners Juventus.