As expected for several days, AC Milan got their hands on the talented defensive midfielder from Brescia, Sandro Tonali. The transfer was completed on Wednesday evening after the player had successfully passed the traditional medical examination. He signed up for five years with the Rossonerri. A contract that weighs 2M € per year, not counting any bonuses. On the side of San Siro, the 20-year-old player inherits the flocked jersey of the number 8. That of his idol: Gennaro Gattuso.
Milan had to make an effort for Tonali
The arrival of Tonali in Milan was carried out with the formula of a paying loan of 10 million euros, and a compulsory purchase option set at 15 million, as well as 10 million other bonuses linked to the achievement of various objectives. In addition, 10% of the future resale will be donated to Brescia. It was President Massimo Cellino who revealed all these details, even before the transfer was formalized.
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The international azzurro (3 capes) therefore joins Stefano Pioli’s team. In the midfield, he should be associated with the Algerian African champion, Ismael Bennacer. His debut in his new colors could take place on September 17 in the match against the Irish Shamrock Rovers, counting for the preliminary round of the Europa League.