OFFICIAL – AC Milan announce last January signing

AC Milan have announced the signing of highly rated Portuguese defender Tiago Djalo on a free transfer from Sporting Lisbon.

The January transfer window officially closed. In addition to the important important purchases of Lucas Paqueta and Krzysztof Piatek, the Rossoneri have worked a lot even for the future signing promising youngsters like Leroy Abanda, Nikolaos Michelis, Giovanni Robotti.

A few minutes ago the club announced even the signing of Tiago Djalo from Sporting Lisbon. The highly rated Portuguese centre back, just like the other three youngsters, will join Milan Primavera for the rest of the season to gain experience in Italian football under coach Giunti.

Tiago Djalo was at Casa Milan where he signed his new contract. The 18 year old defender was clearly excited to join the Rossoneri: “A special day for me to sign with a great club like Milan. Thank you all for the support, now looking ahead with this new challenge“, he posted on Twitter.

Both Manchester United and City were very interested in Tiago Djalo but fortunately in the end the Rossoneri triumphed, thanks to chief scout Geoffrey Moncada. The former Sporting Lisbon is compared to some of the best talents of past in his homeland and expectations from the Rossoneri management is certainly high.

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