Italian goalkeeper, Gianluigi Donnarumma has signed a new four-year contract with Serie A side, AC Milan, the club has announced.
Donnarumma had initially rejected a new deal offered him by Milan last month, and was heavily linked with a move away from the San Siro, but the youngster has now committed his future to the Rossoneri until the summer of 2021.
“AC Milan and Gianluigi Donnarumma have reached an agreement to extend the goalkeeper’s contract through to 2021,” the club said in an official statement released on their official website.
“In the end, the Club and the goalkeeper have reached an agreement to extend Gianluigi Donnarumma’ contract.
“Surely positive news for AC Milan who have worked hard to renew the keeper’s contract, for the player and the fans. Therefore, Gigio’s experience in the Red and Black continues.
“AC Milan will be holding tight on one of the most talented players in the squad with the class of ’99 who will be part of the backbone of the Red and Blacks in the new season.
“Pure class and talent that will continue to defend AC Milan’s goal ready to help the Rossoneri in the race for the Champions League.
“Wednesday, at 11 am CEST, Gigio will be at Casa Milan for the signing ritual and to greet the fans!,” the statement concludes.
The 18-year-old Italy international broke into the first team at Milan as a 16-year-old and has gone on to make over 60 appearances for the Rossoneri.