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AC Milan complete €25m Calhanoglu signing

Tuesday 4th July , 2017 7:27 am
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AC Milan have completed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu for a reported fee of €25 million.

The Turkey international has signed a four-year deal at San Siro and becomes the sixth signing of what is turning into a busy summer for Vincenzo Montella’s side.

He joins Mateo Mussachio, Franck Kessie, Ricardo Rodriguez, Andre Silva and Fabio Borini in moving to the Serie A giants, with the spending for the off-season now standing at around €130m.

Calhanoglu leaves Leverkusen having scored 17 goals in 79 appearances during three years representing the Bundesliga outfit, and has a reputation as an expert from set-pieces.

He has not played since February, however, after being handed a four-month ban for breaking the terms of his contract when joining Trabzonspor in 2011.

Speaking to Leverkusen’s offficial website, he said: “I would like to thank the club, my colleagues and above all the fans.

“The support was sensational, even during my four-month ban.”

The 23-year-old arrived in Milan on Sunday before completing a medical on Monday and finalising the terms of his move.

 

 

 

Source: Goal

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