Di Marzio confirms AC Milan’s first transfer

Transfers expert Gianluca Di Marzio reports that AC Milan are completing their first transfer these days.

The Rossoneri have always had a long-term approach when it comes to signings and the upcoming January transfer window makes no exception. Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara have moved quietly lately to complete their first transfer that will actually take place next summer.

The Italian champions will part ways with both Cirpian Tatarusanu and Antonio Mirante at the end of the season. The new goalkeeper of AC Milan will be Marco Sportiello. The current Atalanta shot-stopper will be AC Milan’s new number two starting from next season.

Transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio confirms that everything will be officially closed in the coming days. “Milan are signing Marco Sportiello for June. Negotiations have progressed well and the intention is to close everything already in these days “. 

The 30-year-old goalkeeper becomes a free agent at the end of the season so he is already allowed to sign an agreement with another club. acmilaninfo.com can confirm that Marco Sportiello will sign a two-year contract with a renewal option for one more season.

Coach Stefano Pioli and the management believe that Sportiello provides that necessary guarantees that Tatarusanu couldn’t during Mike Maignan’s absence. In addition, being an Italian player, Sportiello gives a great contribution with UEFA’s restrictions regarding player lists. The Italian has 190 Serie A apeparances to his name.

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