15 Jul PSG signal Gianluigi Donnarumma on free transfer after AC Milan exit
Gianluigi Donnarumma has accomplished a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer, signing a five-year deal, the Ligue 1 membership introduced on Wednesday.
The Italy goalkeeper was seen leaving his team’s resort in Rome the day after the 1-Zero Group A win over Wales at Euro 2020 to bear a medical forward of a transfer to Mauricio Pochettino’s aspect
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Donnarumma, 22, was named Participant of the Event as his two saves within the penalty shootout win over England within the last helped the Azzurri win the Euros for the primary time since 1968.
“I’m very blissful to be a part of this nice membership that’s Paris Saint-Germain,”Donnarumma stated. “I really feel able to take on this new problem, and proceed to develop right here. With Paris, I wish to win as a lot as attainable and provides pleasure to the supporters.”
He made his AC Milan debut at 16 in 2015 and has gone on to make 215 Serie A appearances. He left on the finish of the 2020-21 season after failing to agree a brand new contract.
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His relationship with the Milan followers has all the time been strained. In the summertime of 2017, it appeared he was set to go away the membership and had pretend cash thrown at him from supporters throughout a UEFA Euro Beneath-21 conflict.
He signed a brand new contract later that summer time however, on the eve of an important conflict towards Juventus on the finish of the 2020-21 season, followers confronted Donnarumma on the coaching floor and requested him not to participate if rumours on the time that he was on the brink of becoming a member of the Bianconeri had been true.
In 5 seasons at Milan, Donnarumma received Supercoppa Italiana in 2016 and was voted the league’s greatest goalkeeper in his last marketing campaign.
Milan introduced in Mike Maignan from Ligue 1 champions Lille in Might, which signalled the top of Donnarumma’s time on the membership.