The midfielder joins on an initial loan move with the option to buy at the end of the season
AC Milan have announced that the club has completed the signing of Sandro Tonali from Bescia.
The midfielder joins on an initial season-long loan for a fee of €10 million (£9m/$12m) with the option to buy him outright for €15m (£14m/$18m) next summer.
In total, the deal could be worth up to €35m (£32m/$41m) including add-ons, as Milan have sealed a deal for one of Italy’s most talented midfielders.
“We are excited to welcome Sandro to the Rossoneri family.,” said club legend and current technical director Paolo Maldini.
“As a talented, young midfielder he will not only embrace the values of AC Milan but also make a significant contribution to the future success of the Club.”
The 20-year-old Tonali, who will wear the No. 8 jersey, all but confirmed the move on Tuesday as he confirmed his childhood fandom of the club by posting a photo of him wearing a Milan shirt as a child.
“We are delighted to welcome Sandro Tonali to AC Milan,” said the club’s CEO Ivan Gazidis. “He is one of the most promising young talents in international football.
“Sandro has a love for the Club and an understanding of its values that will add to what we want to build together. Welcome Sandro!”.
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