PSG close in on Italy’s Donnarumma


Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is set to complete his free transfer to PSG with his medical to now take place this weekend after he kept a clean sheet in Azzurri’s 3-0 Euro 2020 win over Turkey.

At just 22, Donnarumma boasts an impressive 251 appearances for AC Milan, but his time at the club now appears to be coming to a close, according to Football Italia via Sky Sport Italia.
He made his debut for boyhood club in 2015 at the age of just 16.

The youngster’s contract at the San Siro expires on 30 June and his future had been the subject of much speculation as club legend and technical director Paolo Maldini struggled to hide his frustration at Donnarumma’s departure as Milan planned for the future with the signing of Lille stopper Mike Maignan.

Donnarumma’s agent Mino Raiola, who also manages Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, has reportedly agreed personal terms for the transfer with PSG, who failed to win Ligue 1 for only the third time in the last 11 seasons as Lille pipped them to the title.

Donnarumma’s medical will happen before the Azzurri’s second game of the ongoing Euros against Switzerland on Wednesday.

The career of Donnarumma has been about breaking records, as he became the youngest goalkeeper to appear for both Italy’s Under-21s and the senior team.

The talented stopper has attracted interested from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Roma, whose new boss Jose Mourinho reportedly phoned Donnarumma to discuss his future.

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By FARPost Reporter

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