Osimhen Convinced Me To Join Milan — Chukwueze

New AC Milan signing, Samuel Chukwueze, said the fans of the club as well as Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, influenced his decision to join the former European champions, PUNCH Sports Extra reports.

After initial talks broke down between Milan and Villareal, Stefano Pioli’s side finally completed the signing of the Nigerian winger in a five-year deal worth €28m including add-ons. According to Sky Sport Italia, Sportitalia and others, the deal was struck for €20m plus up to another €8m in various add-ons and performance-related bonuses.

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In turn, Milan have also loaned defender Matteo Gabbia to Villarreal for one season, without an option to buy.

The Nigerian arrived for his medicals on Wednesday and was quick to fulfil his first media duty for the club where he opened up on his decision to join the Rossoneri. Chukwueze also chose the No. 21 jersey for this season at San Siro.

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