Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma joins PSG

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French giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has signed Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma for a period of five years ending 30th June 2026.

Before joining PSG, the 22-year-old goalkeeper played for AC Milan having joined them in 2013. On International duty, he was voted player of the tournament in 2015 after representing Italy u17 in the UEFA European under-17 Championship.

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After establishing his name, he was promoted to AC Milan’s first team in 2015 and made a total of 215 appearances in Serie A and 16 Europa League matches.

He joined Italy’s first team at the age of 17 and has since been instrumental in helping them clinch the just concluded Euro 2020 cup after stoping two penalties against England at Wembley.

Speaking after his transfer, Gianluigi Donnarumma expressed how happy joining PSG and that he is looking forward to growing his career and winning as many trophies as possible.

“I am delighted to be part of this huge club. I feel ready to take on this new challenge and continue to grow here. With Paris, I want to win as much as possible and to bring joy to the supporters.” Said Donnarumma.

PSG CEO Nasser Al-Khelaif congratulated his success in the just concluded Euro 2020 tournament.

“We are delighted to welcome Gianluigi Donnarumma to Paris Saint-Germain. We congratulate him on his UEFA EURO 2020 success and winning Player of the Tournament.

I know Gianluigi will receive a warm Parisian welcome from everyone at the club, including his teammates, our staff, and all the supporters.” Said Donnarumma

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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