Paris Saint-Germain have introduced the signing of Italy’s Euro 2020 hero Gianluigi Donnarumma on a five-year deal.
The 22-year-old joins on a free switch from AC Milan after he was unable to agree phrases over an extension to his deal which ran out on June 30.
PSG beat competitors from Barcelona to land the highly-rated goalkeeper, who will earn round 12m Euros (£10.3m) per 12 months plus add-ons in France.
“I’m delighted to be a part of this enormous membership,” Donnarumma instructed PSG’s membership web site. “I really feel able to tackle this new problem and proceed to develop right here. With Paris, I wish to win as a lot as doable and to deliver pleasure to the supporters.”
Donnarumma flew into Paris on Wednesday for the primary time to finish his transfer, days after serving to Italy win Euro 2020, their first main title in 15 years.
He was named Euro 2020’s Participant of the Match by UEFA minutes after saving Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka’s penalties in England’s remaining defeat to Italy on Sunday.
The goalkeeper was pivotal to the success of Roberto Mancini’s aspect, maintaining three clear sheets of their three group video games and saving decisive spot-kicks of their penalty shootout wins in opposition to Spain and England.
Donnarumma underwent his PSG medical throughout the event when he was allowed to journey to Rome’s Sant’Andrea hospital after their remaining Group A recreation, a 1-0 win over Wales.
Talks between AC Milan and the participant’s agent Mino Raiola had lasted a number of months, however the 22-year-old was unable to agree a brand new contract with the membership he has represented because the age of 14.
Donnarumma made 251 appearances for the membership in all competitions, maintaining 88 clear sheets, since coming via the youth ranks in 2015 aged simply 16.
This season, he performed a key position in serving to the Milan membership end second in Serie A and return to the Champions League after a seven-year absence.
“Some decisions are troublesome, however they’re a part of a person’s progress,” he wrote in an emotional farewell to Milan on his private Instagram account.
“The time has come to say goodbye, a selection that was not straightforward, certainly, and positively a put up will not be sufficient to clarify it, or maybe it can not even be defined as a result of the deepest emotions can hardly be translated into phrases.
“What I can say is that typically it’s proper to decide on to vary, to face troublesome challenges, to develop, to finish your self.”
PSG have already secured the signings of Sergio Ramos and Georginio Wijnaldum, each on free transfers from Actual Madrid and Liverpool respectively, in addition to right-back Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan.
The Ligue 1 giants have additionally agreed a contract extension with Neymar, who in Could dedicated himself to the membership till June 2024.
Donnarumma’s arrival might immediate the departure of Alphonse Areola, with West Ham in talks with PSG over a season-long mortgage with an choice to purchase for the goalkeeper who final season was on mortgage at Fulham.