OFFICIAL – AC Milan sign Lyon defender

AC Milan have announced the signing of Riad Tahar. The talented centre back joins from Lyon on a free transfer.

MILAN TRANSFER NEWS – AC Milan are paying a lot of attention this summer to young talents. Aside from the five first-team signings, the management has continued to invest on the youth sector.

After signing Lazio wonderkid Luan Capanni, AC Milan have announced the arrival of former Lyon centre back Riad Tahar. The 17-year-old French defender joins the Rossoneri on a free transfer after failing to extend his deal with Lyon.

Riad Tahar has signed a three-year deal and will join Milan Primavera coached by Federico Giunti. The young Rossoneri suffered relegation last season and interventions on the marcato were required to reinforce team.

France Football had already anticipated the transfer of Tahar to Italy while today AC Milan officially announced his arrival via the Lega Serie A website. The French defender was among the most exciting talents at Lyon.

AC Milan decided to sign a new centre back after selling Tiago Djalo to Lille. The former Milan Primavera defender was included in the operation that brought Rafael Leao at San Siro.

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