AC Milan have signed striker Luan Capanni on a free transfer. The 19-year-old joins the Rossoneri after one great season with Lazio.
MILAN TRANSFER NEWS – AC Milan have announced the signing of Italian-Brazilian striker Luan Capanni. The 19-year-old centre forward joins on a free transfer from Lazio. The talented striker will reinforce the Milan Primavera squad coach by Mr. Federico Giunti.
AC Milan had reached an agreement with the former Flamengo prodigy after head scout Geoffrey Moncada met with Capanni‘s agent, former Arsenal and Manchester United defender, Mikael Silvestre. Capanni played for one season with Lazio Primavera scoring 13 goals in 19 appearances. He also made his Serie A debut with the first team at the end of the season against Torino.
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi deployed the Italian-Brazilian striker in the last 8 minutes of the match. Luan Capanni will play with Milan Primavera but surely Marco Giampaolo and his collaborators will observe him closely during the season, especially considering the current situation in attack.
The former Flamengo youngster is a very promising player gifted with the necessary qualities to make an impact even at a big club like Milan. Geoffrey Moncada scouted Luan Capanni for several months and convinced him to reject a renewal offer from Lazio. Despite holding dual nationality the young striker has expressed an interest in representing the Italy national team.
“I am very happy with this agreement. It has always been my dream to play in a club like AC Milan, one of the biggest clubs in the world. I am so grateful for the trust the club has placed in me, I will work hard to repay it. I grew up watching the Brazilians play for Milan, the great stars of world football played and play in this club. I’m very happy“, said Capanni.
Luan Capanni’s first goal for AC Milan
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