Bespoke Donnarumma extends contract with AC Milan
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The soap opera between AC Milan and Gianluigi Donnarumma definitely seems to be at an end. The 18-year-old goalkeeper has Tuesday put his signature under a contract extension until mid-2021.
Donnarumma left AC Milan a few weeks ago, knowing next year expiring contract not to extend.
It led to furious reactions from the fans of AC Milan, who Donnarumma accounted for geldwolf. They saw agent Mino Raiola as the evil genius behind the decision Donnarumma, who immediately came to be linked with a transfer to Real Madrid.
The EK-duel of Young Italy, Young Denmark had last month even be shut down because of angry Milan-supporters switch in the in-goal area Donnarumma threw.
A rupture seemed imminent, especially after Raiola claimed that the goalkeeper was threatened by people from the club, but the contract extension is the arguing now cover an area over.
#ACMilan and @gigiodonna1 have reached an agreement to extend the goalkeeper’s contract through to 2021 #Gigio2021
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16:36 – 11 July 2017
Donnarumma has been two years a fixed value under the crossbar for AC Milan, where he is also already in the youth played. The goalkeeper made his debut last year, at the age of 17, in the Italian team and is seen as the natural successor of the 39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon, who after the world cup next year in Russia will stop.
Maintain Donnarumma is important for AC Milan that season, a throw will do to the first national championship since 2011. Last season the team of coach Vincenzo Montella disappointing seventh.
Thanks partly to Chinese investors has Milan the cast of actors this summer can considerably strengthen. Andrea Conti (Atalanta Bergamo) was for 24 million euros recorded for Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen) was 22 million euros paid in, Ricardo Rodríguez (VfL Wolfsburg) came for eighteen million euros and the most expensive purchase was André Silva (FC Porto) for less than 38 million euro.