Milan close the signing of Andre Silva, medicals tomorrow

AC Milan have closed the signing of Andre Silva from Porto, he will arrive in Milano tomorrow to undergo medical tests at La Madonnina clinic.

Breaking News – AC Milan have closed the signing of Andre Silva from Porto. Fassone considered Alvaro Morata, Aubameyang and Belotti as unreachable. It was the 22 year old Andre Silva, one of the best talents in Europe, the right target. Jorge Mendes was present in Milanello closing everything with the rossoneri. In the meeting held in Carnago, Marco Fassone and Massimiliano Mirabelli presented Andre Silva and his agent Jorge Mendes Milan’s ambitious plans and their willingness to put Silva at the center of this project. Tomorrow the young attacker will arrive in Milan to undergo medical tests and sign the new contract.

Andre Silva & Cristiano Ronald
Andre Silva & Cristiano Ronaldo (© Getty Images)

The centre forward has a release clause of 60 million euros with Porto. The negotiation is fully closed and tomorrow morning at 7:45 the Portuguese attacker will arrive in La Madonnina clinic to undergo medical tests and later in Milanello. According to Gianluca Di Marzio the total cost of the operation will be 40 million euros with 30 millions in cash plus 10 in performance related bonuses. In the upcoming hours the official numbers of this transfers will be made public.

Many in Portugal believe Andre Silva is going to be Ronaldo’s successor. There is no need to bother with hasty comparisons but the Porto attacker has the necessary qualities to be one of the best players in the world. His first season as regular starter finished on a high note with 21 goals scored and 8 assists. With Portugal, Silva has scored 7 goals in 8 games. Impressive figures for a 21 year old player especially considering that in 8 Champions League matches he managed to score 4 times. He is pretty agile, has good technique and is comfortable playing anywhere across the frontline. Football experts suggest Porto have a star in the making. AC Milan are officially unstoppable in the transfer market.